Traevon Vautrin is the Sanctuary’s youngest intern. Traevon has been volunteering since he was 8 years old. As of 2018, he is 11 years old and attends Knickerbacker Middle School in Lansingburgh, NY. Through his experience at the Sanctuary, Traevon has learned how to use a Tascam, Vixia and learned how to engineer interviews for WOOC 105.3 FM. Traevon is featured on WOOC 105.3 FM and talks about youth events in the capital district. He’s also taken part in the Sanctuary’s summer youth program, Uptown Summer, and helped grow our green campus initiative Collard City Growers.
Traevon also created his own newspaper called Tvnews. He has had an amazing experience and has taught us very valuable lessons.
Sanctuary highlight: Traevon interviewed Coreal Riday-White, environmental activist from “Our Children’s Trust” about their lawsuit against President Donald J Trump and climate change policy.