Isabel Coronado

Isabel Coronado is a citizen of the Muscogee Nation, a Changemaker with NewDeal4Youth, the Vice-Chair of the Center for Native American Youth Advisory Board, and a Research Scholar in the Litmus program at New York University’s Marron Institute where she coordinates the Family-Based Justice Center, a national technical assistance center that helps local counties, states, and Tribal nations create programs to keep families together through comprehensive services. Prior to that, she served as the Deputy Director of the American Indian Criminal Justice Navigation Council, where she led the development of a new non-profit in Oklahoma serving incarcerated Native American people during reentry and reconnecting them to their families and Tribal communities. Coronado was selected by the Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute as a 2018 Champions for Change recipient, by Mvskoke Women’s Leadership as the 2019 College Student of the Year, and by Mvskoke Youth Council as the 2020 Youth Visionary in promoting civic engagement. She received her BS in 2017 from Northeastern State University, and her Master of Public Health with an emphasis on rural and underserved populations from Oklahoma State University in 2019.