As an Act Six site director Benny oversees all aspects of the program in Twin Cities area. He brings a wealth of leadership experience and a highly cultivated enthusiasm for education to the directorship. Benny attended Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri where he studied sociology, communications, and leadership.
Act Six Twin Cities Associate Director
Marisol joined the Midwest Act Six team as an Associate Director at Urban Ventures. She considers it an honor to serve in the Act Six network as she was a recipient of the Act Six scholarship at Whitworth University. She has a passion for multicultural leadership with underrepresented students and hopes to extend the legacy of Act Six to the Twin Cities.
As vice president for youth programs, Pete is responsible for overseeing all of Urban Venture’s youth and leadership development initiatives, including Act Six. He provides strategic leadership and additional support for the program. Pete earned a B.A. at St. Olaf College and a Master’s in Education at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.