Trixie Ling is passionate about connecting people, food and land, and building community through eating and sharing food, stories, and life together. She lives out her beliefs through her work as a Community Connections Coordinator at the First Christian Reformed Church in East Vancouver by creating welcoming spaces and building relationships with neighbours through community night dinners, movie nights, and public talks. She is also a cook at Le Marché St George, a friendly neighbourhood cafe/general store making delicious crepes and serving the community. Trixie has a Masters Degree in Public Policy from Simon Fraser University and is interested in policy, advocacy and community engagement around poverty and justice issues. She is a member of the Board of Directors at Citizens for Public Justice, a faith-based public policy organization that promotes public justice in Canada through policies and practices that reflect God's call for love, justice, and flourishing of creation. Trixie is a Do Justice columnist.