Eliza’s educational and professional background is rooted in social justice. She has a BA from McGill University and is entering the final year of her JD studies at Dalhousie University, where her research focuses on the criminalization of people living in poverty. She is a tenant’s rights advocate and Board of Trustees member at the Dalhousie Legal Aid Service. Eliza grew up on and still lives on Nex̱wlélex̱m (Bowen Island), land of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw. She spends a lot of time watching bad movies, practicing ASL, and cooking ambitious recipes (to varying levels of success).