Lila Nordstrom is a writer and the founder of StuyHealth, an advocacy group representing former students who were in lower Manhattan during 9/11 and the resulting cleanup. In June 2019, Lila testified alongside Jon Stewart and Det. Lou Alvarez before the House Judiciary Committee on behalf of the estimated three hundred thousand NYC community members eligible for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, and in December 2019 she was awarded New York City's Bronze Medallion, New York City's highest civic honor. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, the New York Daily News, Huffington Post, Bustle, Pasadena Weekly, Yahoo News, and other outlets. Originally from New York City, Lila now lives in Los Angeles, California.