- Loves: Local problem solving
- Hates: Criminalizing poverty
- Super Power: Community connector
Taurean, a lifelong Brownsville resident and a Career Development Associate for the Brownsville Partnership, is primarily responsible for identifying and engaging residents who can benefit from the Partnership's employment initiatives, while providing advice and guidance, supporting them in advocating for themselves, and connecting them to the appropriate employment resources. Taurean is a former participant of the Brownsville Partnership who worked with staff members to prevent her eviction and overcome her housing crisis, as well as other obstacles that many Brownsville residents face today. She has also worked as a Peer Educator for Safe Horizon, bringing 15 plus years of experience working in outreach services in a variety of capacities including educating disenfranchised youth in Times Square.