Rafael Reynoso is a senior at Temple University with a major in Economics . He likes reaching out to people in order for communities to thrive and plans to improve Philadelphia neighborhoods through economic development. Rafael enjoys the various projects that Spiral Q works on and contributing to these various projects is what he loves about working here. One of his favorite memories is working with Girard Medical Center making puppets for our Peoplehood Parade. Growing up in Philadelphia, Rafael lived in North Philadelphia and Lawncrest. In these neighborhoods he learned to value the community and plans to flourish other Philadelphia neighborhoods through art and sports. He has a great experience interacting with many people and helping out his peers to succeed. At Temple University he has made an impact serving as an orientation leader and resident assistant. Rafael spreads the diversity and culture around his school through poetry. Rafael’s vision for the work he does in Spiral Q is to get as many people in communities engaged in order to improve the youth and culture that is being spread. First we engage the communities we serve in order to build the synergy it needs!