Born and raised in the Minneapolis metro area of Minnesota, Tobias (they/them) is currently a Youth Organizer and activist with Great Plains Action Society and involved with the University of Minnesota chapter of Students for Democratic Society. Having grown up being both indigenous and Lao, they have learned to balance both heritages. Tobias also identifies as queer and works hard to increase representation of the 2SLGBTIA+ community in all that they do. They are currently running the Legislative Update Project, making legislative information more accessible. As they learn more about the world around them, they are actively instilling change for a better future for those like them.