Teresa Morris received her bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies, and minor degree in History of Art and Visual Culture from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2020. While in Santa Cruz Teresa was involved with nonprofits that had a direct impact on the community. She became a sanctuary steward for Save Our Shores and helped gather data to change local laws surrounding single use plastic utensils. She also volunteered with the Homeless Garden Project, which provided the homeless residents with job training in a therapeutic environment. She became a certified advocate of survivors of domestic abuse in 2020, in which she gained experience in crisis intervention. Since graduating she has worked as a freelance grant writer for a non-profit museum. She is passionate about making positive changes within the community and is excited to advance her legal advocacy work at the Orange County Justice Fund as the Administrative and Communications Coordinator.