Stephanie Roberson has 18 years of experience in education, nonprofit, and social change work. Stephanie has worked as a middle school teacher, K-5 school administrator, and a mental health practitioner with unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children. Stephanie’s work includes the development of SixOne, a collective of middle school students across six schools in St. Louis who work to desegregate spaces and engage in policy work that is important to them, in response to the death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO. Stephanie is also privileged to serve on the Board for the African Youth and Community Organization (AYCO), and is a founding member of the Oregon chapter of the Association of Black Social Workers. Stephanie has engaged in grassroots policy work at the state and national level, while working and volunteering with people in hospice care, sexually trafficked youth, and youth with significant and multiple disabilities. Stephanie is an experienced teacher and facilitator with respect to restorative justice, decolonizing spaces, equity and liberation work, and culturally humble curricula and instruction. Stephanie has undergraduate degrees in International Business and Romance Languages and Literatures, a graduate degree in Social Work with a certificate in Human Services Management, and is bilingual in English and Spanish. Stephanie is a woman of color with light skin privilege who loves to garden and to roll around on the floor with her baby boy.