Jess is a graduate student at CSU Chico pursuing a Master’s degree in Biological Anthropology with a focus on forensic anthropology. She has a BA from Boston University in Archaeology, and she is passionate about ethics and human rights issues. Jess is a TA in the Anthropology department, and in her free time, she practices photography and scientific illustration.
Sacramento, Sonoma, SF, East Bay, Maritime, Monterey Bay
Oliver is a graduate student at SF State studying Communication Studies. They hold a BA also from SFSU in Liberal Studies/Education, and their research focuses on critical theory and the trajectory of trans activist movements. As a TA, they have taught public speaking and co-taught Transgender Communication Studies. They also coach the SFSU debate team.
Alexandra is a graduate student in English and a TA at San Jose State University.
John is a graduate student at Fresno State with a background in Ecology, Agriculture, and Education. He's currently studying STEM education in marginalized and underrepresented groups, and he hopes to bring that experience to the Wildlife Branch in the Park Service to encourage outreach and increase the accessibility of the Natural World. John comes from a long line of California Union members, and Worker Rights are a high priority for him.
Joseph is a graduate student and TA in the Mathematics department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Joseph graduated from Sonoma State with degrees in Physics and Mathematics and is interested in using math and science to address issues such as climate change and economic and social inequality.
Robert is a graduate student, TA, and GA in the Department of Biology at CSU Northridge. His thesis research uses genetic data to understand where black-bellied slender salamanders are found in Southern California. Robert received a BA from Harvard College with a concentration in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and a secondary in Economics. Robert's pandemic activities have included learning to ride a skateboard and trying new recipes.
Blair is a graduate student in Biochemistry and a TA at CSU Long Beach.
San Bernardino, Bakersfield, Los Angeles
Lark is a graduate student at CSU San Bernardino where she is pursuing a Masters in Public Administration. She currently holds an MA from CSUSB in Social Science and Globalization and a BA from CSUSB in Public and Oral History. Her fields of study have centered around comparative genocide and how genocides are memorialized through public history.
Kariar is a graduate student at San Diego State University pursuing a Masters degree in Sociology. He holds BAs from CSU San Marcos in Sociology and Criminology & Justice Studies. His research focuses on Police Militarization, Police Brutality, and Communities of color. In his spare time, Kariar enjoys cooking and learning new recipes.
Maxwell is a graduate student at San Diego State University pursuing a Masters degree in Communication Studies. He holds BAs from Texas Tech university in Political Science and History. His research focuses on the intersections of instructional and intercultural communication in higher education. In his free time, Maxwell likes to drink Topo Chico and read short stories.