Madeline calls Eureka, CA her first home. Prior to joining us, she received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University in International Relations with a focus on history and a minor in Creative Writing. During her studies, she worked as an editorial intern for Stanford Social Innovation Review, served as an undergraduate research assistant with the Immigration Policy Lab, and proudly completed an Ethics in Society honors thesis on U.S. refugee policy. She was selected for a public interest law fellowship in 2016 and spent time with California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. in Marysville where she gained experience fighting for fair housing and community advancement. She enthusiastically studied history abroad in both Chile and the United Kingdom. She seeks to encourage resilience, empower community storytelling, and create equitable policies.