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Yian Saechao

Student Engagement Specialist

Yian Saechao is the PPS Student Engagement Specialist. She supports the Board of Education Student Representative, district-wide student councils, and district-wide student affinity opportunities and celebrations. Her focus also includes strategizing and implementing policies and processes that support and mobilize youth to make changes at PPS as students see fit.

Yian is a Portland-raised, Iu-Mien woman and has 5+ years of formal and informal youth/community organizing. She is committed to anti-racist work, normalizing mental health, and dismantling practices that make systems/information/processes inaccessible.