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Crystal BlackRaven YP Member Spotlight - Aug

Name: Crystal BlackRaven

Where do you work? The Salvation Army of Abilene

What’s your job title/what do you do? Case Management Supervisor

Where are you from? Abilene

What is your favorite thing about living in the Big Country? Abilene is such a giving and caring community!

What do you do in your free time? I enjoy road trips, live music, brewing mead and cider, along with a host of other nerdy activities.


What organizations (non-profit) in town do you choose to support and why? I you serve on any boards in the community or participate in any other groups? If so, what do you enjoy about your participation? I serve as the Board President for Adult Protective Services Partners Inc., which is important to me as it helps serve a vulnerable population. I am also a member of the West Texas Homeless Network. I am currently running for seat four, representing homeless families across Texas, on the Texas Balance of State Continuum of Care Board (Texas Homeless Network).

(Side-note/shameless plug: Voting is open until August 14th ☺️,

https://www.thn.org/bos-board/?fbclid=IwAR03str5LA0w60ocbP7M_Ne1P-HOD1WQzqooLDARiBF_JED8sEtAKbVLQVQ)

What’s your favorite restaurant in Abilene? My absolute favorite restaurant is Krua Thai. I love that they remember me and my order.

What’s the last book you read or what’s your favorite book? Shout out to my fellow AYP member, D Grant Smith, “Be Solid: How To Go Through Hell & Come Out Whole”.

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