Born and raised in New Orleans, LA, Tracey Brown is a proud Queer Poly Black kinkster, community organizer, and survivor. With her love for the New Orleans POC community guiding her, she graduated from University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2009 with a dual degree in Psychology and American Studies. Upon returning to her hometown, she became involved in various social justice endeavors such as bike accessibility, food justice, anti-racism work, housing justice, and anything else she could get involved in to help create accountability to and visibility of the local POC community. Among these undertakings is serving local POC youth as a Mental Health Specialist. Tracey regularly speaks at universities and community spaces nationwide through her work with POC Zine Project while she prepares to apply to graduate school, in order to obtain her Master’s degree in Community and Clinical Psychology. Tracey is the founder of the “Queer Poly Womin of Color” Group and is a past presenter at APW.