Charleen Colón, 18, grew up in New York, currently lives in New York. She is a full time art student at Suffolk County Community College. She has been a follower of the Born This way Foundation. Charleen studies fine arts, but would like to go into art therapy. She is interested in Art Therapy and the benefits it could have on other people. She is also very interested in being a social worker. She believes in meditation and the healing properties of crystals. When Charleen has free time she spends time doing Bikram Yoga, spending time with friends and family, shopping on the Lower East Side at thrift stores, and making art.
Channel Kindness is a digital platform created by Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation. It is a safe space for young people to tell their stories of kindness, resilience, and community. By highlighting the people and organizations that are doing good in their communities, Channel Kindness’ audience is inspired to create a kinder and braver world, one story at a time.