Chelsea GazilloNew England Policy Manager
Chelsea directs AFT’s Working Lands Alliance project in Connecticut. As part of this work, she directs research and education, policy development, grassroots and direct advocacy, outreach, and communications. Prior to joining AFT, Chelsea served as a Food Policy AmeriCorps VISTA member with the Bridgeport Food Policy Council and the Bridgeport Farmers Market Collaborative. Before that, she worked as lead researcher for SIT Graduate Institute’s Real Food Challenge Campaign. She also served as a research intern with the Women’s Initiative for Self-Sufficiency in Oakland, CA. Chelsea holds a Bachelor of Arts in international affairs from Humboldt State University and a Master’s in sustainable development with an emphasis in policy advocacy and analysis from SIT Graduate Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont.