As a first-generation Latina who was raised by a resilient single-mother, Stephanie Quero knows the importance of paying it forward and she hopes to make a tangible difference in her community. Over the years, she has become a strong advocate for herself, and now aims to create a safe space where victims can be heard. Knowing first-hand how policies and laws impact individuals for better or worse, she seeks to understand the law, protect vulnerable communities, and empower individuals in the process by fighting for social justice. Her education and personal experiences have allowed her to understand that people are more than the crime they committed or their legal status. She aims to make a positive difference in the lives of prospective clients. Stephanie is a 1L at UC Davis School of Law.