Liz Brunello is the Program Coordinator for AFSC's Appalachian Center for Equality. A native to the gulf coast of Florida, Liz has been a West Virginian by choice for over a decade. Working first with the AmeriCorps VISTA program in the areas of youth leadership development and community health work, for the past 8 years, Liz has spent her time working for AFSC with youth in the southern coalfields. Her work is guided by the belief in the power of youth organizing to make long-term change for the common good. In her spare time, she is an avid reader/listener, movie-watcher, printmaker, and dog-adventurer. Liz graduated from the University of Richmond in 2013 with a BA in French Honors.