Lets.Give Is a Non-Profit Started by Afro-Indigenous Activist Naomie Coronado

by Yvette Montoya

Meet Naomie Coronado, the Afro-Indigenous girl who started her own non-profit at the age of 18. You can catch Naomie on Instagram cheesing hard and goofing off with her friends. But you’ll also hear her talking about such issues as the mistreatment of migrant workers, homelessness, and Black Lives Matter.

In 2016, she started Lets.Give, a youth-run non-profit in South Los Angeles that fosters youth leadership through community service. The group formed because they wanted to prove that most young people aren’t self-centered, nonproductive stereotypes. But they also wanted to address the very real issues of hunger and homelessness affecting...

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