Stella is passionate about moving the racial justice work of white and privileged folks beyond conversation and comfort zones and into one of action and risk-taking. Stella identifies as a white-presenting queer working-class woman. She holds a Masters in International Law from the University of London where she concentrated on human rights law, immigrant-community-led liberation, and the critical work of building enduring indigenous land rights. In addition to being a Co-Founder and the former Director of the Anti-Racism Cooperative, she is a co-founder of Freedom Beyond, a nationwide network of contemplative action circles, she is also a trainer with the Boston Public Health Commission's Training Institute for Youth Workers on Trauma and Resilience Awareness. She is a founding organizer with the Boston Chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ). Stella works at the intersection of capacity building, community building, and transformative justice. She also volunteers her paralegal skills to immigration and housing legal clinics in her community.