Stella Panzarella

Consultant & Programs Assistant
Stella is a passionate educator and activist local to the Boston area. She has been working for 8-years in the field of social justice facilitation as a presenter, designer of curriculum, and in the training of new facilitators. She holds a Master’s in International Law from the University of London where she focused on the dehumanizing impacts of the human rights regime, immigrant community liberation, and the critical work of building enduring indigenous land rights. As well as being a co-founder and Acting Executive Director of Anti-Racism Collaborative, she is a co-founder of Freedom Beyond, a nationwide network of contemplative action circles. Additionally, she occasionally trains with the Boston Public Health Commission's Training Institute for Youth Workers on Trauma and Resilience Awareness. In her spare time, she organizes with the Immigration and Refugee Justice Action Partnership of the Boston chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) and volunteers her paralegal skills to legal clinics in her community. For fun, she runs long distances and picks up heavy things.