Tatiyahna (she/her) is a paralegal in the SSI unit at Community Legal Services. She advocates for increased access to resources for disabled people. Her favorite part of working at CLS is getting to know families on a personal level. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with children and exploring Philadelphia’s green spaces.
Tatiyahna worked for several years as a tour guide in Virginia with a specialty in enslaved African American history. In 2022, she worked with the Heinrich Boell Foundation to engage in an international exchange on public memory and democracy. She traveled to three locations in Germany to connect with local organizations and discuss memorials, racial justice, and responsible citizenship. She uses this past expertise in storytelling to help her CLS clients advocate for systemic change.
She earned her B.A. in Global Commerce and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies from the University of Virginia in 2022.