DeAnn Alcantara-Thompson is an impassioned mixed Filipina Chamorita sister, partner, friend and mother. She has been working as a survivor advocate and community organizer with mainstream and culturally specific gender-based violence prevention and intervention programs in the King County area since 2001. Now she’s working at API Chaya as a Community Organizing Manager! She loves her work, family, and community and envisioning and working towards a truly just future! She believes that liberation will win and that justice is worth fighting for.