Students. Fighters. Doers.
Our team has been working endlessly to empower fellow students to fight for their rights to a diverse and equitable education. From working countless hours on top of heavy loads of school work to traveling around supporting students rights, our team has been devoted to the fight since day 1.
Co-founder & Executive Director
Luke Lippitt is a student at Orchard Park High School in Erie County, New York. He is the incumbent president of his class and has much experience in leadership and communication. Luke is passionate about making not just his; but all communities a better place. He is devoted to ensuring that his peers, as well as himself are guaranteed the right to receiving a diverse and inclusive education that represents all.
Co-founder & Director of Operations
Jillian Yarnes is a fierce advocate for equity and the equal access of education for all. She has been fighting for the rights of her peers to learn freely and making a change within her community for years. Jillian is a community member and a student. She hopes to empower students to use their voices, and to speak up about the things they care about.
Director of Resources
Isabella Keaton has advocated for the rights of her friends and peers for years. She hopes to help others find their voices to stand up for themselves and others. Like all members of the SPE team; she wants to ensure a safe and accepting environment, not just for her peers at Orchard Park High School, but for all students in every community across the nation.