WYBC Canna Health “Local Hero of the Month” Mr. Seth Poole

WYBC Canna Health “Local Hero of the Month” Mr. Seth Poole

Congratulations to Seth Poole, our 94.3 WYBC Canna Health “Local Hero of the Month” for October 2020!

Seth was nominated through our website 943wybc.com.

Below: Read Seth Poole’s bio

Seth Poole is a lifelong youth development professional, activist, and community organizer. He is a native of New Haven who has dedicated his professional life to improving the conditions of the young people of our great city. Seth holds a B.A. in International Studies from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. He has served in various roles in youth development at notable organizations such as LEAP, the Dixwell Community House, New Haven Public Schools, Achievement First, and the Boys and Girls Club of New Haven. He currently serves as a Youth Development Specialist and Educator with Planned Parenthood of Southern New England where he facilitates the award-winning peer education program; S.T.A.R.S (students teaching about responsible sexuality).

In service to the greater New Haven community, Seth has served as the chair of the Whalley Edgewood Beaver Hill Management Team and was the Ward 24 Democratic committee Co-Chair for many years. Seth was also a two-time Delegate to the State of Connecticut Democratic Convention. He served on the board of directors for Citywide Youth Coalition for nearly a decade and spent the majority of that time as the Board President.