Health Education Director
Lindsey has been a Sex Educator since 1999 and has worked in the Community Education department at Family Tree Clinic since 2002. As a student at the University of MN, she designed a Sexuality Education degree in the areas of Women’s Studies, Cultural Studies, and Public Health. Lindsey loves working with youth and adult groups, and is passionate about helping people understand accurate information and feel more comfortable when they talk about sexuality. Lindsey plans to be a sex educator for the rest of her life.
Community Education Manager
Tatum feels so fortunate to have been providing sexual health education with Family Tree Clinic since 2010. She began working in the sex education field in 2007 as a coordinator for a peer education group at the University of Minnesota; where she graduated with a BA in Sociology in 2009. Tatum’s goal as a sex educator is to help people develop a sense of what sexual health means to them. She works to make the adults and young people she works with feel confident, comfortable and informed.
Community Health Educator
Katie’s passion for healing justice has found a home in the Family Tree education department. She graduated from Pitzer College in 2014 with a designed major in Narrative Studies of the African Diaspora, in which she focused on systematic oppression and stories of liberation they incite. As a sex educator, she hopes to create spaces in which students feel comfortable reflecting on their own beliefs, histories, and relationships. Ultimately, her goal is to equip her students with the information, sex positivity, and alternative narratives about sex and sexuality they need to be healthy and empowered.
Hadija Steen Mills
Training Manager & Community Health Educator
Health and reproductive justice have always been at the crux of Hadija’s pursuits. They graduated from the University of Minnesota with a tailored degree focused on sexual health and health disparities. She is excited to bring her passion for equity and community experiences to Family Tree Clinic. Hadija hopes to inspire sexual positivity and a community of informed and inspired people.
Sexual Health & Violence Prevention Community Educator
Sawyer's values and goals have always centered on education for social justice. A graduate of the University of WI-La Crosse with a degree in Secondary Ed and English, they joined the staff of Family Tree Clinic in 2019. Sawyer has experience as a sexual assault advocate, LGBTQ youth program director, and classroom teacher. As an educator, Sawyer hopes to create opportunities for youth and adults to be their authentic selves and to develop healthy attitudes about gender, sexuality, and relationships. Sawyer believes that comprehensive sex education can play a huge role in eradicating sexual violence and building cultures of respect, equity, and liberation.
Community Health Educator
Jordyn gets f i r e d u p about reproductive justice and sexuality education because they believe that resisting oppression and fighting for liberation starts with exercising our rights to bodily autonomy and self-determination. After graduating from Carleton College in 2015, they worked for two years teaching comprehensive sex ed to youth in English and Spanish. They are so excited to continue working with young folks in this capacity and to learn from their peers as a part of the Family Tree community.