Karely De La Cruz pronouns (She/Her/Ella) born in Gardena, and raised transnationally in Tijuana, South Los Angeles and Compton. She has been involved in the community since her early childhood. She continues to engage in her community through mutual aid efforts that are with and for unhoused folks and housing unsecured families. Karely is earning her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice at Cal State University, Dominguez Hills. She is passionate for change in her community and ways she can continue fighting against the oppressed systems. Karely enjoys helping others, hearing to Ed Maverick, and spending time with her loved ones.