Chelsea grew up middle class in Virginia where she was involved in youth-led movements for human rights since she was a teen. She has supported organizations working on fair housing, food justice, sexual & domestic violence prevention, and indigenous rights. She has a background in non-profit communications, systems management, and event planning.
When not working, Chelsea enjoys cooking and baking, hiking, reading sci-fi and YA, and meticulous travel planning. She currently lives in Boston, MA on the land of the Massachusett people with her partners, two chonky cats, and an ever-growing collection of plant babies.