Kayla Kumar is a progressive community worker who operates at the intersection of youth, race, economic, environmental and criminal justice. The purpose of her work is to contribute to the liberation of marginalized communities. She works at a youth empowerment and food justice organization called "Food, What?!". She is on the Board of local healthcare clinic called Salud Para La Gente and economic justice organization called Community Ventures. And, she is appointed to the Juvenile Justice Commission of Santa Cruz County.