Shavel’le Olivier is the first Executive Director of Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition, a community organization with a focus on improving the food and physical activity environment and promoting healthy behaviors. Shavel’le began as a youth leader in this intergenerational initiative, helping to set up a farmer’s market, a youth bike-a-thon, advocating for walking trails, and other initiatives. She has also worked for Livable Street Alliance, Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, and the DREAM program. Shavel’le is passionate about connecting community assets to improve health and livability.