Dorothy Pena

The Ampersand internship was important in my life because it allowed me to explore nature and systems I never acknowledged before, and it showed me the possibilities of living off the grid and maintaining a presence in community activism. It also helped me form a perspective of empowerment that allowed me to think outside of the confines of the socially acceptable and makes me less fearful to take action. Don’t ask for permission to change the world, just do it