Stephanie Alvarado is a queer Afro-Indigena Latina feminista born and raised in the Bronx, NY by way of Guayaquil, Ecuador. Since becoming politicized in her early adolescence around the power of community organizing, cultural and art activism, Stephanie has worked at the intersections of youth organizing, reproductive justice, immigrant rights, racial justice, and queer liberation at local, state, international, and national levels. Stephanie is a multidisciplinary artist, poet and reproductive justice scholar activist. Stephanie holds a BA in Psychology and Latino Studies from New York University and a MA in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Emory University. She currently is the Director of Advocacy and Partnerships at 596 Acres, NYC's only community land access advocacy organization.