Our Board of Directors

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stephanie alvarado

Stephanie Alvarado is a queer Afro-Indigena Latina feminista born and raised in the Bronx, NY. Stephanie brings 15 years of experience working at the intersections of cultural arts organizing, youth organizing, reproductive justice, immigrant rights, racial justice, and queer liberation. Stephanie is a poet and multidisciplinary artist who is currently the founding Program Director at Freelancers Hub. As a member of the Just Food Board, Stephanie is committed to food justice as a means to reclaim public land for indigenous peoples and people of color.

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Steven Deheeger

Steven Deheeger brings nearly 20 years of labor, housing, immigration, prison abolition, dismantling toxic white masculinity, and food justice organizing experience to Just Food’s board. He is currently the Senior Manager of Policy and Advocacy at City Harvest and also serves on the board of Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association in the South Bronx. Steven has been a member of the Just Food community since 2010 and is honored to support Just Food’s commitment to racial, social, economic, and environmental justice.

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preston roundtree

Preston Roundtree is a dedicated community organizer, urban farmer, photo journalist and an advocate for food justice. He Co-Founded the Tehuti Ma’at Association, and directs the Organic Food for the People project. Preston has partnered with Just Food through the Tehuti Ma'at Community Garden where he also serves as the president. Preston is passionate about Just Food's commitment to racial, social, economic, and environmental justice, and is excited to support Just Food's work.


Steph Wiley, Brooklyn Packers

Steph Wiley is a Queens, New York born serial entrepreneur.  He is a founding member of the worker-owned cooperative Brooklyn Packers, a labor force that sources, packs, and runs distribution for small food delivery companies. Brooklyn Packers is a Just Food community partner and  believes that the positive power of collaboration and community can overcome systematic and institutionalized oppression.