Kass Botts is a drug user human rights activist living in Bloomington, Indiana, with a background in the Harm Reduction movement and community-based organizational leadership. They began their work in viral hepatitis elimination as the Executive Director of the Indiana Recovery Alliance, a drug user led Harm Reduction services organization. They are a member of the Region 9 Leadership Team for the Zero is Possible (ZIP) Coalition, a statewide initiative bringing together the essential people, tools, and resources to end the HIV epidemic and eliminate Hepatitis C (HCV) in Indiana. In 2021 they founded the Hoosier Harm Reduction Coalition, a statewide network of people who use drugs and other harm reduction stakeholders across the state of Indiana. Kass currently serves as the Board President of the Tennessee Recovery Alliance, another harm reduction services organization based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Additionally, Kass has professional experience in marketing and communications, community based participatory action research, rural community engagement, and policy and advocacy. They are most passionate about community organizing, restorative and transformative justice, and their work with the National Urban Survivor’s Union toward drug user liberation.