Raina is a board member and peer educator with the Cooperative Economics Alliance of New York City (CEANYC). She is also an organizer for the Central Brooklyn Food Co-op, a worker-owner at Brooklyn Packers, and a member of the New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives’ Advocacy Council.
As a CEANYC Peer Educator, she has co-facilitated a workshop on anti-racism and anti-oppression with several New York City food co-ops. Outside of co-op work, she enjoys cooking elaborate recipes and attempting to grow tomatoes! In May 2019, she completed a Master’s degree in Food Studies at New York University, where she focused on policy, advocacy, and community food systems.