Mary Nazimiec fell in love with the CDF Freedom Schools® program in 2018 and has been a part of the movement ever since, maintaining roles as Servant Leader Intern, Assistant Site Coordinator, and Ella Baker Trainer. They hold a bachelor’s degree in history and social Studies with a minor in Education and is currently pursuing an associate in graphic design. Nazimiec is the Educational Training Coordinator for a local nonprofit in Cleveland, OH, working to create a safer environment for scholars traveling to and from school as well as in their classroom environments. Nazimiec is also an artist and illustrator, creating works of art that speak to others in very sentimental ways. They are excited to serve as an Ella Baker Trainer again and hope to make an impact in big ways.