Anusha Kadiyala serves as the chair of the City of San Diego Youth Commission with the mission to empower and engage youth in the city’s civic process. She believes everyone deserves a second chance and volunteers her time in diversionary programs. As a youth attorney, she advocates for juvenile defendants encouraging them to make better life choices and surround themselves with positive community influencers. She believes in youth empowerment through education and strives to promote social equity. She is a native of San Diego and currently attends Harvard College, majoring in Government and Economics.