James Meng is a youth intern and peer-to-peer advocate at Monsoon Asians & Pacific Islanders in Solidarity. James is a senior at Valley High School and is a part of Monsoon’s Violence Prevent Program (VPP). The VPP mission is to prevent gender-based violence by educating and empowering peers through outreach and workshops. James is passionate about advocacy, specifically for youth, and is involved with the Iowa Youth Congress and his school’s debate team. James also is interested in cultural diversity and leads the World Cultures Club at his school. In his free time, James enjoys spending time with his younger brother, playing the piano, reading, and playing ping pong. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.