Rocina Dalzell, Bryant University
Rocina Dalzell, a junior at Bryant University, has dedicated her energies to HIV/AIDs in minority community and the child welfare system. In both instances, Ms. Dalzell has involved herself in policy-level work, education and advocacy. She worked with the Youth Justice Board to create 14 specific policy recommendations to reform New York City’s Family Court Permanency Planning Process in order to improve the outcome and experiences of youth in foster care. She is Co-Director of WE SPEAK Alumni at the Young Women of Color HIV/AIDS Coalition, President of Christian Fellowship and Fellowship of the Unashamed (FOTU), and Vice President of the Alliance for Women’s Awareness.