Gabriella Hall is a researcher and an aspiring journalist. Her work within the lab seeks to highlight the role of food systems in improving the quality of life for humans globally. Gabriella is a passionate advocate for communities of color, and seeks to empower marginalized populations through active community engagement and media exposure. A recent graduate of City Honors School, Gabriella utilizes social platforms to engage in meaningful discussions regarding food systems and the necessity for local government policy to be reflective of local community needs. Currently, Gabriella is working on a series of blog posts on the injustices experienced by African American farmers in the US South. She also works on several participatory action projects within the lab to improve the wellness of residents in the Western New York region.