Fish Stark is Peace First’s Youth Activation Manager and Fellow-In-Residence, where he works with young people on the frontlines of youth-led change, advocating for and investing in their ideas and talents. Fish has helped Peace First build a global community of 6000 young people across 130 countries, investing $2 million dollars in their ideas to compassionately solve our world’s biggest challenges. Prior to joining Peace First, Fish was the Founder & Executive Director of BELONG, a nonprofit that trains high school peer educators across the US to build empathetic & inclusive school communities. He received his B.A. in Political Science and Education Studies at Yale University, where he trained to be a classroom teacher and received a Dean's Prize for his work to bridge divides between the university community and New Haven. Fish lives in Charleston, West Virginia, and serves on the board of the International Bullying Prevention Association.
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