I was born in Mexico, Guadalajara Jalisco and raised in unseeded and occupied Ohlone land, also known as San Pablo and Richmond. My journey at RYSE started off as an intern under the Youth Organizing Department in 2016 and throughout the years I’ve been able to step into my power, leadership and organizing as a coordinator and now as a program manager. The experiences, culture, values, power, and art that we hold motivate me to stay active and engaged in LGBTQ+ centered work. Genuine solidarity, allyship and being the accomplice my folks need me to be keep me rooted.
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