Vaughnessa Alexander

Vaughnessa Alexander is a NYCOSH Peer Leader for the 2014-15 school year. She is also a youth organizer and member of Sisters In Strength, a subset of the organization Girls for Gender Equity. At NYCOSH, she has received training on the rights of young workers which she is now passing on, having trained more than 100 teens on workplace safety and health with a special emphasis on the hazard of workplace violence. Vaughnessa is currently co-leading NYCOSH’s Youth Academy, training other teens about worker rights and safety, with the objective to prepare teens to train other teens.