National Center on Independent Living - Youth Transitions Fellow 2016
Kings (Kingsley) Floyd is the current Youth Transition Fellow for 2016-2017 for the National Council on Independent Living, a national non-profit disability advocacy organization that works to help people with disabilities live and work independently in their community. Kings works with centers for independent living across the US to develop youth transition curriculum for young people with disabilities who want to become more independent, including job skill building and peer support structuring.
Kings graduated from High Point University in 2016 with a B.A. in English and concentrations in language, education and disability studies. She is originally from Boston, MA, but has lived in ME, NC, and currently resides in DC. She is looking for continued opportunities to work with young people with disabilities and collaboration within the academic world.