Rafaela serves as the Advocacy & Outreach Coordinator for UNA-NCA. Here, she promotes UNA-NCA's advocacy policies at the local, state, and national level by engaging with policy officials and keeping the UNA-NCA membership informed on the latest policies and priorities. Rafaela previously served as a program assistant for the Friends Committee on National Legislation working on U.S. landmine policy, UN peacekeeping, and Ukraine legislation. She joins UNA-NCA with experience in foreign policy, peacebuilding, and appropriations. 

Rafaela graduated from Amherst College with Latin honors with a B.A. in sociology and political science. She wrote an honors thesis on how Indigenous knowledge translates into legislation, with a case study on the passing of the Violence Against Women Act of 2013.

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