Stacey Villalobos (they/them/theirs) is a freelance cultural worker & interdisciplinary artist from the San Gorgonio Pass of Southern California with ancestral roots in Jalisco, México. They are a queer descendent of immigrants and comes from a lineage of artists, educators & dream practitioners. They are developing their practice on the ancestral lands of the Cahuilla & Yuhaviatam/Marrenga’yam peoples, in the Mojave desert of Southern California, and holds space for community well-being through their online and in person offerings. Over the past 10 years they have had the honor of working with youth & families of color as a community educator, co-facilitated a racial justice program for California desert conservation advocates and is now supporting multiple conservation groups throughout the Mojave & Colorado deserts. Feel free to view their resume or visit their Linkedin for a defined history of their work.
Stacey also spends their time volunteering as a backcountry guide for the Cholla Hiking Club, a movement based group for BIPOC community members in the Southern Californian deserts. Dedicating time to this group allows them to integrate their love and passion for equity & the outdoors.