Senior Youth Engagement Consultant
Meghan Arrigo is a Senior Youth Engagement Consultant. Meghan has nearly twenty years of experience coaching and collaborating with young people to re-imagine and create communities centered in equity and justice. Prior to becoming a Senior Youth Engagement Consultant with Cetera, she served as Director of Policy and Youth Leadership with FosterEd Arizona advocating for educational rights and equity in K-12 spaces for students and families experiencing foster care. She also served for six years as the Arizona co-lead for the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s national effort, the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, partnering with alumni of foster care and communities to center services around the well being and connection of young people. Meghan spent four years as the Community Based Services Director at Florence Crittenton of Arizona where she oversaw both the Transitional LIving Program and the Independent Living and Transitional Independent Life Skills Programs for young people who had experienced foster care and the behavioral health system. Additionally, she spent six years working with Girls For A Change and Kotex, collaborating with schools and community centers throughout the country to support young people on creating social change in their communities and using a body+ lens.
Meghan is a graduate of Leading for Change and holds a degree in International Relations and Social Policy from James Madison College, Michigan State University and a certification in Positive Youth Development from the University of Arizona. Meghan is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach through the Co-Active Training Institute and is an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation.