Melissa is a rain loving Vancouver homegrown youth. Currently a student at UBC, she is studying psychology and sociology. She is excited to be bringing awareness to social justice topics through CYH and is looking forward to meeting new people though the volunteer program. Animal welfare and LGBTQ activism holds a special place in her heart. In particular, she is determined to help stop cosmetics testing of animals and help bring awareness to more sustainable future. She lives with her dog Ester.