MCEA AND Lauren-Ashley Villa
The Montgomery County Education Association(MCEA-MCPS Educators' Teachers Union) formed a partnership with the Minority Scholars Program in 2015 and has been essential to the growth of the movement. Ms. Villa is a Uniserv Director at Montgomery County Education Association. Besides being an educational organizer, Ms.Villa is also an author, who in January 2014, published her first book: Ribbons of War: A Simple Blue Hue. Ms.Villa was essential in starting the collaborative summer internship program between MCEA and MSP that started in Summer of 2016.