A. K. Parker, (they/them) is a Black, Queer, and Non-binary registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. Parker is a graduate from Loma Linda University's Masters of Science in Counseling Program, earning their degree in both School and Clinical Counseling. They have a wealth of experience leading support groups for LGBTQ+ students, notably working as a group facilitator for Transgender/Non-Binary students at the University of California, Riverside and The Claremont Colleges. They currently serve as a board member for Inland Empire Prism Collective (IEPC), helping to develop programs that assist and advocate for the needs of LGBTQIA+ youth of color in San Bernardino. By mindfully being aware of their own intersectionality and experience of being a Black and Gender Non-binary individual, Parker brings passion and commitment to fostering an environment where marginalized groups feel safe and supported in navigating through their unique journeys.