Cassandra Lopez Fradera is a communications consultant, multi-genre writer, organizer, and healing advocate. Raised in the northeastern U.S. and Puerto Rican diaspora, her work as a writer and public speaker is centered on providing resources and strategies for healing and self-determination. Through her reporting of local news on Café con Cass, she conducts interviews with civic leaders, multidisciplinary artists, mental health specialists, and change makers. Cassandra most recently worked in administration and as a union representative for HUCTW at Harvard University. In 2017, she received her Masters in Journalism Studies from the Harvard Extension School.