Sage (she/they) is a member of the Teen Response team based at John Marshall High School. She grew up in the Cleveland area and attended Lakewood High School. Sage received her Bachelor's degree from Oberlin College with a major in Comparative American Studies. While at Oberlin, they worked in student facing peer-support roles that centered active listening coupled with resource provision. After graduating in 2020, Sage worked at a nonprofit in Cleveland providing resource navigation and financial capability training to youth and young adults who have experienced foster care and/or housing instability. Sage joined The Refugee Response in August of 2022.
Sage lives in Tremont with her partner, cat, and dog. Outside of work, you can find her on her front porch sipping coffee, knitting, or listening to a juicy podcast.