Kiersi Coleman

head shot of Kiersi ColemanKiersi Coleman is a young woman who experiences Cerebral Palsy. Kiersi is a student at Portland Community College (PCC), where she is completing her Associates degree. For the past three years, she has served as a student leader at PCC, promoting access and equality on campus for students.

Kiersi previously lived in an adult foster care home. She is a strong advocate for independent living, community integration for people with disabilities, and universal design to make society accessible for everyone. She plans to pursue her Bachelors and Masters of Social Work at Portland State University.

Kiersi loves exploring Portland and spending time with her lovely cat Rowena.