August 2023 Member of the Month: Isaiah West


Isaiah West (he/him) is the Teen Services Specialist for the Prince George's County Memorial Library System (MD), where he oversees and coordinates system-wide programs, services, and initiatives for tweens, teens, and young adults. His current passion project is Social Justice Camps that engage and empower teens to create change in their communities. He has been on District Days, Morris Award, Best Fiction for Young Adults, Great Graphic Novels for Teens, and is the current co-chair of the Oversight Committee.

He loves having access to all of the resources on building teen-friendly communities through Teens First programming through YALSA. He enjoys coffee, concerts, and traveling the world with his husband.

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