Mariah Soto is a RISE AmeriCorps member with the Catherine McAuley Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. At CMC, Mariah serves as the Refugee Childcare Program Support Coordinator.
Mariah grew up in Winterset, Iowa before attending Coe College, where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Political Science with an interest and focus in International Relations.
While at Coe Mariah had an internship opportunity with the Catherine McAuley Center, and she fell in love with the staff and clients. She promotes intersectional equality in all things, and advocates for a broader, more comprehensive, education to be able to be accessed by all.