Logan Tootle is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation and currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she works at the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center as the Safe Harbor Youth Worker. She provides direct services, including individual case management and culturally specific support groups, to Native youth 24 and under who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing commercial sexual exploitation in the Twin Cities. Logan approaches her direct service work with a harm reduction strategy to provide support to all youth regardless of circumstance.
In addition to direct service, Logan engages in and facilitates a variety of trainings within the community, including organizing a three day conference in June of 2018 titled Bring Her Home: Creating Tribal Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation. She was recently featured in a Minnesota Native News special titled The Fight against Sex Trafficking.
Logan holds a BA in International Studies and Sociology from Macalester College. In her spare time, she enjoys searching for ways to score free points towards flights and trying new restaurants.