Lorena Camargo Gonzalez (she/her/ella) is a PhD candidate in Education at the School of Education and Information Studies with an emphasis on Race and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She holds a master’s degree in education from California State University (CSU), Long Beach and a bachelor’s degree in Ethnic Studies with a concentration on Chicana/o Studies from CSU Sacramento. Her current research undertakes a historical analysis of how civil rights movements shaped the activism of critical librarians and community organizations to advocate for anti-racism, anti-sexism and social justice in children’s literature. Lorena is a University of California President’s Pre-Professoriate Fellow, a CSU Chancellors Doctoral Incentive Program Fellow and serves as a research associate for the Center for Critical Race Studies in Education at UCLA.