Collective People Power

Person smiling in front of a blurred yard. They have short straight brown hair and are wearing black glasses and a red t-shirt.


Year Participated


Organizational Affiliation

Vanderbilt Trans Buddy Program


Williams College

Academic Cconcentration

Religious Studies


Dayton, OH


Melvin grew up in San Antonio, Texas and Rockville, Maryland, though his family now lives in Dayton, Ohio and he goes to school in the mountains of northwestern Massachusetts. He’s currently a junior at Williams College majoring in religion and studying Spanish and Arabic. He is often thinking about environmental justice, trans liberation, and oat milk.