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Mal Reyes is an intern at Root Cause for the summer of 2022. She is currently a rising senior at Duke University double majoring in political science and history on a pre-law track. At Duke, she is a volunteer at the Duke Puppy Kindergarten, where she helps raise puppies in hopes of increasing their chances of becoming service dogs for people with disabilities. She is also part of a research team in collaboration with Quartz through the Sanford School of Public Policy, in which she helps collect data on state legislators and elections. Her past research with Duke faculty includes creating a database on mass incarceration by race in the 1960s and tracking tactical supply stores in the U.S. At Root Cause, she is working on creating a collective action framework in addition to working on the SkillWorks project.