Marvin Toliver, LCSW
Jesse Wiltey, LCSW
Jesse is a first-generation college graduate, having received a B.A. in Molecular & Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. He also obtained a Master of Social Work from Boston College School of Social Work, where he met the other members of Melanated Social Work. Jesse is passionate about decolonizing mental health practices and shifting models of healing toward collective care. Jesse was born and raised in the Bay Area, a veteran of the hyphy movement, and an official baydestrian.
Michael Grinnell, LCSW
Michael is bringing the perspective of a millennial, Black, bi-racial man into the field of social work, where less than 10% of social workers identify as a man under the age of 34, and an even smaller percentage identify as a man of color. Michael is focused on building community and supporting the mental wellbeing of the students of color in higher education, more specifically he is passionate about empowering the students who identify as men of color.