Laken Chapin


Mawby Intern

Here’s what I can help you with:

  • Social media content creation, youth-related work with YACs and MCFYP, YAC Fall Trainings and Youth Grantmakers Summer Leadership Conference information 

Get to know Laken:

What is the best part of your job?
I enjoy the involvement I can have with empowering youth grant-makers throughout Michigan by working with CMF. I was one a YAC member in high school, and it's really rewarding to be able to help youth grant-makers create such a large impact on their communities.  

Favorite flavor of ice cream? 
Mint Chocolate Chip

What music are you streaming?
Lots of indie pop- Ben Rector, the Lumineers

Why do you love where you live?
The natural beauty of West Michigan is breathtaking, so I live being outdoors. 

If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?
The ability to turn into any animal.

Favorite book from childhood?
"The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss

Favorite book? 
"The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls

Dream vacation? 
A trip to Patagonia to hike!

I really enjoy writing poetry and I'm planning to start a book. I also enjoy hiking and playing Spikeball :)