Friday, December 21, 2018

Jennicet Gutiérrez and Bamby Salcedo

The 3rd ¡Presente! Conference on March 2, 2019 will close with Jennicet Gutiérrez and Bamby Salcedo in conversation.

Jennicet Gutiérrez is an activist for transgender rights and immigrant rights. A founding member of La Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement, much of her activist work supports trans women detained for their immigration status.

Bamby Salcedo is a national and international transgender Latina Woman who is pursuing a master’s degree in Latino/a Studies. Bamby is the President and CEO of the TransLatin@ Coalition, a national organization that focuses on addressing the issues of transgender Latinxs in the US. Bamby has served and participated in many local, national and international organizations and planning groups. This work mediates intersections of race, gender, sexuality, age, social class, HIV+ status, immigration status and more.

Apply online by February 8 to attend the 3rd ¡Presente! Conference, a queer college conference for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) with a focus on people who identify as part of the Latin/South/Central American diaspora. The conference is presented by La Familia de UCRChicano Student Programs, and the LGBT Resource Center of UC Riverside, with support from The California Endowment.

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¡Presente! Conference 2019 @ UC Riverside