Laurie is a community organizer with GABRIELA Seattle, a collective of Pin@ys who do cultural and political education work around labor issues impacting Filipino migrant workers. She is also an active member of Got Green's Young Workers in the Green Movement. Her work with social justice began when she moved to Seattle in 2013 for a year long service fellowship with Puget Sound Sage. She has done work around environmental, economic, racial and transformative justice in the community. In her free time she loves to sing, dance, and teach a community self-defense and wellness class for queer and trans people of color.