Taya Htoo is a RefugeeRISE AmeriCorps member serving his first year with EMBARC (Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center) in Waterloo, Iowa. He hopes to gain more knowledge and experience in community service.
Taya was born in Thailand and named "Bless" Say Htoo by his mother. He grew up in the United States after leaving Thailand.
In his free time, Taya likes to draw, play sports, and go to the gym.