Lucy Cohen-Cirlin originally hails from Vancouver, British Columbia, but has been a proud New Yorker since 2002. She received her B.A. in psychology and women’s studies at Ithaca College and recently graduated with her MSW from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work. Her background includes working with children and adolescents in low income areas, as well as homeless youth who identify as LGBTQ. She is eager to continue her work with young people facing the adversities of poverty.