Arielle is a queer woman who lives in Milwaukee, WI where she grew up politically active from a young age. As a teen and young adult, she led local groups fighting for rights of LGBTQIA+ people and immigrants, as well as fighting for abortion access. Prior to coming to SURJ her work was dedicated to labor rights and electoral politics across Wisconsin. Outside of work, Arielle enjoys cooking, reading, and getting outside to hike. Her little family includes her husband, daughter, 3 cats, a turtle, and hermit crabs.