Elizabeth Gray, our 2020-2021 AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring is determined to advocate for those who have difficulties using their own voice. Elizabeth is a recent graduate of Massasoit Community College with a degree in Human Services and plans to continue studying part-time to get her bachelor’s degree at Bridgewater State University majoring in Social Work.
Elizabeth has worked with individuals with disabilities across many organizations and was a long-time participant in PYD programming throughout her life. She has also been involved with the Federation for Children with Special Needs, Easter Seals, Ruderman Family Foundation, and the System-wide Accessibility Office at the MBTA. Currently, Elizabeth serves as the Secretary on the Board of Directors for Independence Associates. Most recently, she has worked with Representative Josh Cutler who is the Vice-Chair on the Joint Committee for Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities. These experiences have fueled her desire to make a difference in the lives of others and be a force for change.
When Elizabeth is not at work, she loves to spend time cooking, with her friends and family, trying new foods, and watching different genres of movies.