Laurie Posner recently returned to the San Francisco Bay Area from San Antonio, Texas. She works in the field of educational and environmental equity and inclusion. Posner holds a MPA from the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College and is an alumna of National Urban Fellows, Community Education Leadership Program, and Leadership Texas. Her writings and podcasts about structural inequity have been published by the Intercultural Development Research Association and the Esperanza Center for Peace and Justice; she is also a peer reviewer for the international Journal of Community Informatics. Posner is the recipient of the Philip J. Rutledge Award and Genevieve Mott Literary Award. She volunteers with the Poetry Barn/Rooster Moans. Her poems can be found in Rockland Lit, Borders; the Squaw Valley Review; and Black Earth Institute, 30 Days Hath September.