Meet the Team

MILA BARRY is the organizer of Art for Equity. She's a senior at Gloucester High and loves writing - especially for her school newspaper, The Gillnetter. She also enjoys hiking, baking, and film photography.

CATHERINE CANAVAN-DYSTHE is a senior at Gloucester High School. When she's not telling bad jokes or working, she enjoys doodling. She is also head editor of The Elicitor, Gloucester High's literary magazine.

CALVIN DEL VECCHIO is 16 years old and a junior at Gloucester High School. In his free time, you can find him playing soccer, swimming, playing the saxophone, or playing video games.

TESSA BUSHFIELD is a senior at Gloucester High School. After school, you can find her rehearsing for the school's latest production or practicing with the swim team. She also loves skateboarding and good books.

CAMILLA WILKINS-BOWENS is one of the founders of the Youth Peace Movement. She is a sophomore at GHS, and is a part of StuCo. In her free time, she educates herself on social/racial injustice, politics, and human rights. She is also a competitive dancer.

JULITZA BAEZ-RIVERA is 17 years old and a senior at Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical High School. In her free time, you can finding her watching anime, reading comic books, or sleeping. She also enjoys long walks on the beach.

TREELY DOWD is the photographer and videographer for Art for Equity. He enjoys playing video games, binging anime, and petting his cat. He's looking forward to making a difference.

WILLOW BARRY is 14 years old and a freshman at Gloucester High School. She is a part of the Drama Club and also the swim team. In her free time she enjoys reading and rocking out on her guitar.

JADA EXAMA is a sophomore at Essex Technical High School in the Health Assisting program. She's also one of the founders of the Youth Peace Movement. In her free time, she plays basketball and bike rides. She's interested in fighting for social and racial justice.

ELLA ANDERSON is one of the founders of the Youth Peace Movement. She's a sophomore at Essex Tech, part of the Political Action club, and a competitive dancer. She is excited to be part of Art for Equity because it's important to educate our youth for a better future.

OWEN BRYAN is currently taking a gap year from UMass Amherst. When he's not working for the YMCA, you can find him surfing at Good Harbor Beach or skipping rocks.

REBECCA DOWD is a sophomore at Wesleyan University where she’s studying Science and Society and maybe Spanish. She enjoys singing, hiking and demolishing friends or family at board games. She’s passionate about food and education justice and reading!!