Crystal Wirtz (she/her) is with ELC in a yearlong fellowship through Quaker Voluntary Service. Crystal joined ELC in September 2020 and focuses on ELC’s advocacy for adequate, equitable state funding and for education justice for Black girls. She also supports ELC’s social media efforts. Crystal is from Minnesota and is a graduate of St. Catherine University, where she studied social work and critical studies of race and ethnicity. While in college, Crystal was actively involved with the university’s Black Student Association and became a founding board member of St. Catherine’s Pan-Afrikan Student Alliance in her senior year. Crystal is passionate about amplifying ELC’s work surrounding racial justice in all its intersections.