Maddie Simmons is a rising junior at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. As a political science and sociology major(s), she is passionate about how environmental vulnerability effects social justice, as well as how public policy can be influenced by social research. She values her work with the Go Green Initiative because the organization works comprehensively with members of the community to create concrete change. In her spare time, Maddie enjoys being outdoors, as well as writing and performing music. She believes GGI will continue to create positive and innovative change for years to come, and looks forward to creating a positive impact in her own community.