Miranda Sheffield (she/her) is dedicated to social justice advocacy, resistance, and collective movement. Over a decade, Miranda has served youth experiencing foster care; by leading interactive trainings on reproductive and sexual health, to connecting pregnant and parenting youth directly to quality information about health care.
Sheffield’s passion is addressing economic justice in service of cultivating thriving Black and brown communities. She believes in utilizing alternative anti-capitalist models deeply rooted in Economic Solidarity.
As an international scholar, Sheffield earned her master’s degree in Human Rights Law from SOAS University of London. While learning abroad, Sheffield actively organized with other students to address racial educational disparities and the nationwide UK pension cut strikes on behalf of teachers. Her research focuses on law, race and colonialism, exploring the rich history of resistance by Maroons and fugitive slaves throughout the African diaspora. When not working Sheffield loves spending time with her daughter and taking care of her plants.