Lindsey Matson works as a Social Worker in Portland, Oregon, with teenagers on parole and probation for the past 4 years. She plans to attend graduate school to get her MSW in fall of 2016 at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. Lindsey is passionate about social justice and community organizing and hopes to use her Master’s degree to help underprivileged populations access resources. Lindsey is particularly passionate about advocating for transgender youth in the juvenile justice and foster care systems. Lindsey received the Equal Access & Opportunity Scholarship.