Michi Heckler joined SWSG as a Program and Outreach Coordinator in August of 2021. Prior to joining SWSG, Michi worked to prevent juvenile delinquency as a Youth Program Specialist for the City of Austin, Austin Public Health. Before working for the City of Austin, Michi joined Americorps and began serving as a Vista for a Texas Youth-Adult Partnership Coalition to improve the sustainability of a community-lead program. Through this, Michi gained experience in and passion for youth mentorship programming for underserved communities. A graduate of Ohio University with a degree in Communications and Media for Social Change, Michi aims to utilize her appreciation for communication and compassionate relationships to push for equity in the community she serves.