Derrick Duren is a senior transfer student at UC Berkeley completing a double major in Media and American Studies. Derrick has dedicated much of their extracurricular time to social justice education and advocacy through their experiences as Multi-Cultural Awareness Chair and as a curator for Multi, their inaugural art showcase for students of color at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Derrick currently serves as a Development Assistant & Honorary Student Committee member at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive. As a summer fellow, Derrick will work with the California Community Partnership program. Their research addresses Housing Affordability and community displacement in Richmond, CA.