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Michelle Ourso - Board Member

Michelle was raised in Placentia, CA and currently resides in West Baton Rouge with her wife, Jena Ourso, and their furbabies. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with her undergraduate degree in History. Michelle received her teacher certification in secondary education with a focus in mathematics. Michelle enjoys traveling, exercising, and live music.

Michelle began working with CCA in 2017 with a focus on education for youth in the LGBTQ+ community. In the future, Michelle would like to see CCA provide resources and guidance to foster stronger academic and professional growth within the LGBTQ+ community. She would also like to increase CCA’s advocacy for safe spaces in schools and give youth more of a voice in the LGBTQ+ equality movement.