The Reverend Darcy Roake is the minister at Community Church Unitarian Universalist, a sanctuary congregation in New Orleans, LA. Her work has appeared in the Huffington Post, the Times-Picayune, and the Advocate. Rev. Roake has a background in social justice and pastoral care at Oxfam America, Amnesty International, the United Nations, the Navajo Nation Public Defender’s Office, Massachusetts General Hospital, the Unitarian Universalist Association, and elsewhere. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from Brown University, a Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School, and is a member of Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s National Clergy Advocacy Board and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation New Orleans Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Advisory Committee. Rev. Roake was named a “Faith Leader to Watch in 2016” by the Center for American Progress.