Loren is a Healing Justice Organizer who is originally from Saint Louis, Missouri . She holds a B.A. in Africana Studies with a Minor in Education from Wellesley College and a MSW degree from the University of Michigan-ANN Arbor. Loren is currently a doctoral candidate in the Critical Social Psychology program at the City University of New York ‘s Graduate Center. Her research interest includes the liberation, radical imagination and healing of young people of color. Loren also serves as H.O.L.L.A! Youth Organizing Collective’s Critical Ethnographer.