A team of teens.

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Creative Team

Hi! My name is Aaron. Some of my interests are: superheros, netflix and chilling, and cooking! I joined Give Us The Floor because I want to be a filmmaker one day. More specifically, I want to make film and media that will be liberating to QPOC voices, redefine gender roles, and break literally every stereotype there is. I see Give Us The Floor as a place where teens can explore and foster their creative talent to create things that can help educate their peers and change the world!

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Blogger & Social Media

Hey guys, I’m Abby! I have been in my high school’s marching band/drumline for the past 4 years. I also really enjoy running and drawing in my free time. Similar to many others, I’m just a teenager who’s trying to find her place in this vast universe. With that being said, I joined Give Us The Floor and chose to be a blogger so I can connect and reach out to other teenagers who may have gone or are going through the same experiences that I am.

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Creative Team

Hey, I’m Aimee! I joined GUTF since I saw it as an amazing opportunity to express myself, which is what I keep trying to learn how to do well. For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with low self esteem and it has held me back multiple times. However, with the help of art, writing, and martial arts, I’ve realized that I am capable of achieving great things and have slowly tried to appreciate who I am. I hope that my words and art in the future will help influence others and allow them to avoid the problems I have struggled with. With the help of GUTF, I know that we all can help those around us, thus making the world a better one.

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I am a young adult blogger, TV personality and influencer. I’m one of the youngest people in the fashion industry and I speak frequently on body image and teen issues, trying to inspire the world with my personal story and the confidence I possess. I've done some vlogs for Give Us The Floor because I really believe in their mission to help connect, support, and inspire teens.
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I love reading and eating sweets. I enjoy traveling and spending time with my friends, family, and other loved ones. I joined Give Us The Floor after hearing about it through friends, and I like that it gives opportunities to share stories, be heard, and relate to other teens.

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Social Media  

Hi! My name is Allison. I have many interests, but one of them would be reading! I love reading fictional young adult books and nothing is better than staying at home and reading. Another thing I love to do is to play tennis or badminton. I love playing either one of these sports because they are both easy and fun. My favorite topic in school would be either Language Arts or Leadership and I usually maintain a 4.0 GPA. I only recently learned about Give Us The Floor and I was quickly fascinated by the organization so I joined immediately. I really like what they do and I am sure that I will have loads of fun joining!
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Ambassador & Discussion Group

Hi! My name is Arshpreet. My interests include drinking coffee, reading novels, and baking. Studying is also an important thing to me because it’s essential for the future I want. I joined GUTF because my friends are part of it and I love trying new things.
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Discussion Group Participant

My name is Ava and I am an 8th grader. I enjoy playing softball and volleyball in my free time and I like to hang out with my friends. I joined Give Us The Floor to meet new people and be around people who go through the same things that I do.
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Blogger, Creative Team & Journalist

Hi! I’m Blanche. I’m French and I moved to San Francisco a couple years ago. I love it here. All the people are so friendly and every person I meet is different in a good way. I joined Give US The Floor because I wanted a space where I could talk to other people who have been through the same things as me or who would understand even if they haven’t been through what I have. I love helping people get through challenges or if I can’t help them, at least they know they can talk to me anytime.

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Creative Team

Hola! Mi nombre es Carsontino. I’m nothin special but another 90s kiddo. I’m one of the Social Media managers of Give Us The Floor. The main reason I’m doing this is cuz I’ve also been through hella problems that I couldn’t just tell anyone. I know how much it means to have someone to talk about your problems, especially with supportive people, and it's cool not having to put my name behind every word I say. This was what I wanted for myself, and I wanna bring this to other teens because I know this would've helped a lot during hard periods of my life. I came from Hong Kong, when I arrived I didn’t have or know sh*t. Not to mention that I also had a problematic fam. I’ve struggled for about 3 yrs and been through many challenges that I thought I wouldn't be able to get through. Give Us The Floor could’ve been my support. Though it didn’t come early enough for me, I still want other homies to have this kind of support.
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Blogger & Social Media

Hi! I'm usually productive (that's a lie) when I'm not life deep in TV shows and nose deep in my computer (watching Netflix duh). I am a lover of music, books, gameplay (seriously, I watch too much), and sushi! I joined Give Us the Floor for my own voice and the chance to create new experiences. After many years of feeling washed out and ignored, I can help other teens and show the world that I exist and that I'm ready to make an impact.

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Blogger & Social Media

Hello, my name is Clarissa. I am currently a PreMed undergraduate student at the University of California, Irvine. I enjoy going to Disneyland, reading about Disney, and am significantly interested in anything that has to do with Disney. I'm generally a very simple person from the Bay Area. I've joined Give Us The Floor to venture out on a new journey in finding who I am as a person and expressing my thoughts throughout this period of time.
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Creative Team & Social Media

Most days I don't like being serious. I like being goofy around my friends and laughing with them. I listen to Korean music, explore new things and try to learn interesting things. I also love to play games. I take piano classes and I do not do well when playing in front of a crowd. I wanted to join Give Us The Floor since 8th grade. It was a chance for me to start getting to know more people and be less shy when it comes to talking to new people.

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Blogger & Creative Team

Hi there, I'm Delores! I love music, photography, and film and they have helped me in the past years by serving as an outlet. I want to become a filmmaker with a positive influence on others, and I believe Give Us The Floor has and will help me with achieving my goal. I love that GUTF provides a platform for teens, since we often feel ignored. I became a part of Give Us The Floor because I saw that it was an amazing opportunity to express myself and influence and connect with other teens.
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Hi, I'm Elsy. I am a blogger for GUTF. I like to connect with others through my blogs and let them know they aren't alone. I used to play the violin and I like writing.
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Blogger & Discussion Group

Hi friends, my name is Felina! My life is basically color guard, academics and poetry! Poetry and color guard are the only things I do when I have free time. I enjoy performing and expressing a different story every season. With poetry, I love the feeling of free writing to my heart's desire. After graduating, I hope to take a year off school and pursue traveling and writing about the new places I visit. My interest for Give Us The Floor stems from wanting to learn more about myself while getting the opportunity to learn about others and how they dealt with similar conflicts I may be going through. I feel that everyone has their story and I want to learn about others and know what their stories are.
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Hi my name is Gabrielle. I am a childhood cancer survivor, entrepreneur, philanthropist and public speaker who spreads a message of positivity. I truly believe that life is a gift and every situation can be made into a positive. I love spending time with my family and friends, writing, as well as brightening the days of sick children in hospitals. Know that with the right outlook life has unimaginable possibilities.

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Ambassador, Blogger & Discussion Leader

I am currently a sophomore and I joined Give Us the Floor because I feel like this organization is unique in so many different ways. I have never seen an organization in my school that allows teenagers to engage in a discussion that could lead to a vast array of topics. It also interests me that we are all culturally diverse which will lead to meaningful conversations. Additionally, I hope to learn more about many of the issues other teenagers are facing today. In this way, we can all better understand each other.

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Blogger & Creative Team

Hi, my name is Inès and I live in San Francisco. I love it because there are different neighborhoods for different people. I moved to San Francisco at the age of 8. I love dogs but I don't have one. I have a cat, Lili and she is very special to me. When I was younger I was so eager to become a teenager but now that I actually am one it’s kinda hard and not as I expected. Adults don't really ask the opinions of teens and don't really care, that’s why I joined Give Us The Floor. It’s for teens and I can talk about my problems knowing they are facing the same problems. I love spending time with my friends at school and outside of school.
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Hi, I am a typical teenager going through high school trying her best to get good grades. I am someone who procrastinates a lot, but somehow always gets her work done. I try my best to get the best grades possible because I like the feeling of the accomplishment like I earned it. If you knew me you would know that I watch way too many T.V shows. I am interested in one day hopefully becoming a dentist because I know how horrible it can be to be in pain due to your teeth. I am someone who typically does not join things, but when it came to Give Us The Floor I was interested in it because I liked that this was a place for teens to have a voice. Feel free to talk to me whenever.
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Blogger & Creative Team

Wassup! My name is Isha and I am a student at UC Santa Cruz! I love comfort food, late night reading and drawing, hip hop dancing, and being a student (surprising, I know). Right now, I am trying to take advantage of my curiosity and youth by: learning about different cultures, growing to be more mindful, widening my perspectives, and diversifying my experiences. I believe in sharing my personal stories and listening to other people's stores in order to help and learn from one another. This is exactly why I joined Give Us the Floor. I want teenagers growing up to know that they are understood and welcomed in this world, not alone and hopeless. I'm still learning what's right and what's wrong for myself but I hope that my experiences can show my growth and can encourage others to have the strength to continue on. I've finally realized how life is too short to not be pushing boundaries and pursuing my dreams.
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Ambassador, Blogger & Social Media Team

Hello, my name is Jada! I enjoy spending quality time with family and friends, learning something new everyday, traveling the world, and trying new things. I decided to join Give Us The Floor and become a blogger so I can share my ideas and experiences with other teens. I'm excited for what GUTF has to offer and I'm hoping to make an impact. I'm not only looking to benefit from this just myself but to help and influence the lives of many others as well.
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Social Media

Hi my name is Jaylen. I like to read and write as much as I can. I like to play sports as well. I play soccer, basketball, as well as dance. I also play the piano. I have a strong passion in art and I like to draw in my free time. My favorite classes in school are science, math and ELA (english language arts). I joined GUTF because it is a way to express my voice as a teen. I also like to be able to talk to other teens about our experiences. I think it is a great idea for kids that may not be able to express their own voice. It gives them a voice and I think that helps them a lot.

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Hiya, I'm just your average high school student that enjoys sharing some of life's funny moments through writing and drawing. Life is like a story, whatever you do is written down as history in your memories. The thing is you decide what you want to do with your life. I chose to be a blogger because I've decided to share what some of life's funny moments have to offer. If you travel around by taking muni like me, occasionally completely random stuff will happen, which can be pretty entertaining at times. As a teen in the Bay Area, I have seen some seemingly impossible events despite the odds. When I came to Give Us The Floor, it did not feel like I was entering a classroom. Teens have a voice here, can make an impact, basically teens are in charge here. It is your story, your life, choose what you believe is best for you, because when you grow up adults won't be telling you what to do.

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Blogger & Creative Team

Hi, my name is Jennifer but I prefer to be called "Jenny". I am a unique individual. I love to draw, write stories, and try new things. I like to think of myself as a walking sunshine :)
However, just like everyone else, I do have to deal with issues and drama. Talking about those issues with friends and finding a better outlet is why I joined, Give Us The Floor. Teenagers from all over come together as one, like a team. We bond and share our struggles throughout life :D
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Jessica P.

Ambassador, Creative Team, Discussion Leader & Journalist

What’s up people!! I am like any other teenager trying to discover what and who she is. I am a lover of chocolate, animals, and new experiences! I play softball and golf for fun and school. I am also involved in Key Club, which helps me with my community service hours and see what is going on in my community. People see me as an optimistic, crazy, shy, and lovable person. But through my eyes, I am a person who doesn’t know who she is yet. I am a person who always thinks about consequences and the negative sides to the decisions that I make in school and in life. The reason why I joined Give Us The Floor is because I want to discover who I am and what I can do for not just my family and friends, but for other people that are struggling through life. I really like to listen to people because honestly I don’t have an interesting life. By listening to what people say, whether they talk about their struggles or their accomplishments, I feel like I have a purpose in this world.

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Blogger & Discussion Leader

Hey! I'm Jordan and I'm fairly new to the organization but the concept of giving teens the opportunity to share their voices interested me. I'm a very social and outgoing girl who is excited to work with all my new fellow team members!

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Social Media

Hey guys! I’m Jose and my life has mostly revolved around sports. I consider myself to be really athletic and I love it all being that I mostly play soccer and run track. My position in soccer is goalkeeper and I run the 800 meter (2 laps) and the 400 meter (1 Lap) in track. I like school, i just don’t like math, AT ALL. I love history and human anatomy and physiology, those would be my favorite subjects in school. I do however procrastinate a lot and during that procrastination period, I usually online shop, or watch Netflix! I like to dress up. As in dress with button ups and chucka boots and all that good stuff. I like looking good because I feel good when I do. I consider myself to be a nice and outgoing guy and my personality enables me to have a conversation with different types of friend groups. So that’s me! The reason I joined Give Us The Floor was because I like the idea of giving teens a voice when everyone else seems to take it from us. I like how this organization wants to spread positivity and I want to be a part of that.

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Ambassador, Creative Team & Journalist

My interests are in almost anything. My mind wanders as well as my interest so I naturally find things I like to do or even pursue from skateboarding and hiking, to drawing and writing, to playing instruments and singing, however my least and most favorite interest (which I am terrible at controlling) is procrastination! I find fun in anything but more so when interacting with other people whether it'd be playing a game of chess (which I dominate in) or even singing terribly along with friends while driving to go bowling. I joined Give Us The Floor to help others and volunteer anything I can offer whether it'd be public speaking, writing blogs, filming stories, and even coming up with new ideas to further the organization itself.
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Blogger & Discussion Leader

There are so many possible ways I could introduce myself to you and the many other people who will read this. And to be honest I’m really just not interested in typing them out. My name is Jules and I am 16. I have been told I am very sarcastic, which I already knew, and that my sense of humor is very unique. I feel like that was their way of saying I’m weird. I joined Give Us the Floor because it’s a fun way to meet and discuss issues in our community with other teens my age, hence why I am one of the trained discussion leaders. I also will be writing blog posts about teens with unseen disabilities. Check it out and contact me if you have any questions!

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Blogger & Creative Team

Hi, I'm Juliana! I'm a true musician at heart, playing both the viola and violin. I love expressing what composers meant or felt while writing their piece, in hopes the audience captures their true emotion. While not playing music, I enjoy reading, writing, and helping others out. I joined Give Us The Floor because of its inspiring and supportive team. I love how I'm able to create and express things that actually matter to me. I hope to help and inspire as many other people as I can in the future, and make an impact with the help from people like you!
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Blogger & Social Media

Hi, I'm Kaitlin, and I never know what to say when writing this stuff. I am a teen living in the Bay Area with major wanderlust. I love photography, books, and most importantly, food! My friends know me as a sarcastic and chatty person and I show my love for them by being the most annoying person to them, but they love me anyway! I used to know what I wanted to do with my future, but now, I don't. However, I do know that I want to live in New York City one day. I joined Give Us The Floor because I love working with people on projects, events, and more of that fun stuff. I also like being able to have a voice and an opinion and I really loved how Give Us The Floor allows me to do that and reach out to people who I can somehow relate to. Other than school, reading, and helping out with Give Us the Floor I also run a personal blog!
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Blogger, Creative Team & Journalist

Hey there. My name is Kelly and I live with anxiety, mainly social. One of the most life-changing things I've heard this past year was from my junior year history teacher. She told me: "Learn to live under water." That's one of the reasons I wanted to be a part of Give Us The Floor: because it scared me. This year has been filled with me doing things that scared me because I don't want my anxiety to control my life. Not only am I learning to live with my anxiety, I'm thriving.

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First and foremost, I am a first generation Chinese-American immigrant born in Shanghai, China who moved here to San Francisco with my single mother in 2008. As a graduating senior and incoming freshman at Smith College, I am passionate about bridging cultures and creating empowering relationships for me and others around me no matter where I am. Because of these values, I hope to become an industrial-organizational psychologist in the near future. I joined Give Us The Floor because of the plethora of possibilities it offers, including a chance to learn about blogging and improve my writing, and the amazing community it embodies.
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My name is Kylie, and I’m a freshman at UCLA. Moving out and starting your own life is a crazy experience that not very many people talk about. This is an interesting time in my life, and I’m experiencing a lot of joy, adjustment, and rocky moments. I don’t have answers to most of the struggles I’m facing, but I wanted to share some of my thoughts with the hope that it reminds
someone out there that they’re not alone. We’re all going through a journey so I wanted to share some of mine.

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Creative Team & Social Media

Sup! My name is Manjot, just in case it’s not up there, and I’m here to give you the basic rundown of my life. I was born November 15, 1999, weighing in at 8.2 pounds, having no worries about anything in my life but being your average baby. Fast forward 17 years and I feel like I worry about everything single thing that I do, but I’m still just your average teenager. I like playing video games, watching TV, watching Netflix, anything that involves a screen I probably do it. Aside from all that I like to go biking and to play paintball with mis amigos. I wanna say that my entire life has been great. I have a great family, great friends, but the last four years kinda messed that up. Not gonna go into detail about that but I’m just glad that I had the support of some amazing people to get me through it. I joined Give Us The Floor so I can give that same support to anyone that might not have people around them to help. Thanks for taking your time to read about my boring life. Have a nice day!

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Ambassador, Blogger & Creative Team

Hello, my name is Marisa - I enjoy literature, writing, photography, and filmmaking. As a lover of tea, coffeehouses, and year-round turtleneck wearing, I joined Give Us The Floor as an outlet for free expression and to get my ideas out there. Creativity and expression are two simple pleasures I cherish and Give Us The Floor is an excellent platform to do so. I think in any situation, it's always good to have people you can talk to about it. Give Us The Floor being the place to do so. So to conclude, don't do drugs. Except caffeine. Do caffeine.
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Ambassador & Blogger

Introductions are awkward especially ones that are not done personally, but I’ll do my best to tell you about myself. You may say that I’m a “stereotypical Asian” who has good grades, is introverted, and is way too obsessed with kpop, dramas, and manga, but I’m much more than that. I have an extremely sarcastic personality, and I tend to speak before I think. However, I’ll stop my introductions there. It’ll be no fun if you knew everything about me before we met. But I’ll tell you this, as someone who enjoys working with people and hopes to continue to do the same in the future, hearing about Give Us The Floor made me think that I now not only have the opportunity to be able to be heard, but I can also be of help to others too. I admire how down to earth and personal this program allows me to be and I hope that I can be there for others and help them by being more than just a random person on the street or another teenager there and be a source of support for others and, more importantly, a friend.

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Blogger & Creative Team

Hey, I’m Meika (mee-kah). I love of photography, dance, poetry, singing and watching shows from the 2000s that have stopped airing. I run a blog where I post my thoughts and art. I sang opera music for three years but I stopped to pursue my own music and I recently joined a hip-hop dance crew. I consider myself an intersectional feminist. Our generation of activists, artists and writers are the most influential people to me and I believe we can change the world. That sounds cheesy but if you’ve seen the work teens are doing it’s impossible to say there isn’t a widespread effect. That’s the reason I joined Give Us The Floor. I think it’s incredible to have a teen-led space to help each other and expand our worldview. I’m so excited to start working with other teens and sharing our thoughts through an organization that encourages that.

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Ambassador, Creative Team, Discussion Leader & Journalist

I have way too many interests to list, but my top three obsessions right now are sports, kpop and reading. I’ve tried numerous activities. I’ve found out that I love softball and golf, met so many awesome people, started learning multiple languages like Mandarin and Korean, found this awesome teen-led organization (Give Us The Floor), and so much more. I hope with this amazing organization, I can overcome most of my negative experiences. I am also learning how to give helpful advice to people from my point of view. If you want to try out different roles and learn new skills, or if you are experiencing some terrible times or want to help other teenagers, this is the place to be.

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Creative Team

Hi, my name is Mikayla! I wouldn’t say I have many hobbies but I do sports and I try to be involved in many things in my school, I suppose a lot of people would call me an “overachiever”. Anyways I am really into music and photography. I joined Give Us The Floor so that I could help out other teens that are going through the same things I am going through. I think it is a wonderful opportunity for everyone because you can contribute many different talents that you have and also be able to experience helping other teens.

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Social Media

Hey! My name is Muskaan (mus - khan). I am a social media manager here at Give Us The Floor. I am a Netflix enthusiast and my favorite shows are Grey’s Anatomy and How to Get Away With Murder (ShondaLand!). My favorite hobby is eating and I love Tumblr. I also really love to read! I'm an intersectional feminist as social justice is something that I think is very important. I love educating the people around me about such issues so that I can help increase awareness. The reason I joined Give Us the Floor was because our school had done a project with them and from there, my interest sparked! :P
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Blogger & Social Media

Hi! My name is Naomi and let me tell you a couple things about me. I´m a happy and creative person when it comes to making a project come to life. I love reading inspirational stories and quotes because it makes me believe that I can achieve. The reason why I joined Give Us The Floor is because it's an opportunity for me to have my thoughts and life experiences turned into helpful positive statements for other teens and myself. Thank you for reading this and learning a little bit about me.
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Creative Team & Social Media

Aye, I'm Nathan (or Nate Yo) and I'm just an average teenager going through life just like everyone else. I like to watch sports, play games, create new things and ideas, and have fun. I like to think deeply about different subjects, and that causes me to think ambitiously. I like making things, especially videos and sometimes Legos. And just like most people, I have friends, and those friends have issues that are pretty hard to deal with. That's why I joined Give Us The Floor, so that I can have a chance to express myself through creativity, to bring relatability to my friends, and hopefully other people. Most of my friends don't know how to deal with their problems, so I hope that this will help me to help them get through this tough period in their lives.
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Creative Team

Hi, my name is Panote (or just Note) and I’m from Thailand. I enjoy listening to music, dancing, playing guitar, and drawing. I’m interested in music production and programming, which I have very little experience in. I’m currently deciding my future career that’s why I joined Give Us The Floor, to meet new people and learn new things from other teenagers.
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Social Media

Hi! My name is Parneet and this is my first year joining Give Us The Floor. I enjoy working on issues relating to the environment and human rights. I am excited to talk to teens my age and connect with problems and concerns we face. I volunteer at my local food pantry since community involvement is important to me. I play golf, sing, and spend time with friends during my free time. I really wanted to join Give Us The Floor, because it is a chance for me to meet new people and learn about different issues and ideas. Together we can hopefully solve some of them. I look forward to being a part of Give Us the Floor!
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Blogger, Creative Team & Journalist

Hi my name is Paul, and I like to narrow myself down to 3 main interests of mine: music, cars, and skateboarding. I mostly am better off with music because I do that more often. I play bass and have been for quite a while now. I joined Give Us the Floor mainly because a friend that invited me, and so I sat in one of their meetings. It was sort of awkward at first because I just sat there listening to everyone talk. But then hearing all of their ideas and topics for teens and the youth of today was, I don't know, it kind of felt like if all these ideas and plans keep going, something here is going to eventually change the world, and that's why I made the decision to join in it.
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Creative Team,  Discussion Leader & Journalist

Hi, my name is Raven. I love to play sports such as track and volleyball. For my future career I want to become an architect/interior designer. I also would like to create my own beauty/lifestyle YouTube channel. By joining GUTF, I will start projects for my upcoming YouTube channel and my creative designs with support from my mentors and peers.
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Ambassador & Creative Team

I am an only child in my family. When I grow up I hope to be a successful architect seeing as I love both math and art. I have several pets which include a few cats and a dog. I joined Give Us The Floor so I could feel a part of something. I wanted to be able to connect with others my age as well as help others do the same. Give Us The Floor seems like the best option to complete this and have fun doing it.

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Riley C.

Blogger & Discussion Group Participant

Hi! My name is Riley, and I'm 13 years old. I'm a self proclaimed advocate for LGBT rights. I joined Give Us The Floor because I can find others in a similar situation to the one I'm currently in, and I can help others if they are struggling.
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Ambassador, Blogger,  Discussion Leader & Journalist

Normally talking about myself isn’t really one of my strong points, but there are a few simple things I am willing to let all of you know! Of course, I love my family and friends. I come from a wide variety of heritages. But I mostly just consider myself Venezuelan. Besides my family and friends, my life consists of three things: music, sports, and school. I play the piano, guitar, drums, ukulele, and I’m not too bad on vocals. I play tennis, soccer, and I love the outdoors. I currently hold a 4.1 GPA and I take college classes (I really am a big nerd, but it’s okay because I actually like school). As for my future, I personally have no clue whatsoever. That is why I joined Give Us The Floor. I need inspiration. I want to be motivated by other teens. I also sometimes feel like nobody listens to me, which sucks because I feel like some of my input could be really useful. That is why I decided to be a discussion leader for Give Us The Floor. This way I can share my thoughts on different topics, as well as listen to others.

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Creative Team

I enjoy reading, watching and making films, and traveling. The Bay Area’s uniqueness brought together this organization of supportive teens that I stumbled across. After my first meeting, I left with good vibes and a project to work on inspired by ideas from teens throughout the bay. This way, I could open up more about difficult situations I face with people I could relate to. I like that we set goals each meeting because it helps me learn to stick to them in the future. I find that a lot comes out of our meetings, even when you just sit back and listen to others speak. The mutual support from these teens helps us learn and grow from each other. I'm excited for the challenges, meeting new friends, and supporting other teens, which we both benefit from.

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Blogger, Creative Team & Journalist

I am a biracial (black/white), girl who lives to laugh and educate. I consider myself a huge feminist, and I love talking and having open discussions about current events, video games, and just about anything in between. My goal in life is to connect with and understand as many people as I can, and my passions for psychology, art, music, and writing help me do just that. I joined the organization because it seemed like one of the only organizations based for teens where the hierarchy between adults and teenagers was not as intense as in typical school or day to day interactions. It seems like the perfect place to learn how to hold discussions, and how to talk to more people.
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Ambassador & Creative Team

Hi! I'm Stephani. I enjoy trying new things that interest me like reading, writing and listening to music. Give Us The Floor interested me because it seemed like such an amazing community where we can share things and know that we aren't alone.

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Blogger, Creative Team & Social Media

Hello! My name is Vanessa and I joined Give Us The Floor to experience new things and to meet more people, and I have already done just that. I have interests in health, specifically healthcare reform and also calculus! In my free time, I eat brunch, sing and watch a variety of different TV series, movies and documentaries. I look forward to meeting you guys. ^_^

Wherever you live in the US, please join us! A lot of our activities are happening through Google Hangouts.