Teresa greatly values diversity and social justice, and has been engaged in community-based activism since an early age. She plays key roles in GERA’s operations, communications, and events, and has coordinated numerous interfaith gatherings, fundraisers, and screenings as part of NJ ReBuild. She ably coordinates logistics and volunteer participation for the NJ Rebuild ESL and Enrichment programs. She is currently enrolled in International Justice with a double minor in Pre-Law and Paralegal Studies at Montclair State University in New Jersey, is fluent in Spanish and English, and is currently learning Turkish and Arabic.