Planning Committee / Comité de Planeación

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2020 Unión = Fuerza Latinx Institute Planning Committee 
Comité de Planeación del Instituto Latinx

Latinx Institute Co-Chairs / Co-Convocantes 
Monserrat Padilla, monserrat@waisn.org, Co-Chair
Chair, cristian.a.macario@gmail.com, Co-Chair (invited)

Latinx Institute Co-Chair Mentors:
Anandrea Molina, andream.tslatina@gmail.com, Mentor (invited)
Positions available

Latinx Institute Local Host Committee - Texas Co-Chairs
Alejandro Trevino, lexhasemail@yahoo.com (invited)
JP Cano, jcano@myresourcecenter.org (invited)
Anandrea Molina, andream.tslatina@gmail.com, Mentor (invited)

Programming Subcommittee:
  Christopher Cuevas, Christopher@QLatinx.org & Damian Cabrera-Candelaria, damian.cabrera@upr.edu, Co-Chairs
Dante Alencastre, droa7-@msn.com, Co-Chair Mentor 
Daniela Arroyo-Gonzalez, didiarroyo99@gmail.com

Recruitment Subcommittee:
Joe Henriquez McNearney, JoeMcNearney@gmail.com & Cristian Macario, Co-Chair, cristian.a.macario@gmail.com, Co-Chairs
Recruitment Leads: Jose Luis Nevarez,  j_n_1221@yahoo.com (Houston), Gabriela Garcia, gabygarcia.dc@gmail.com (metro DC-VA-MD), Elizabeth Chavez (NY/NJ/New England)

Media & Publicity Subcommittee:
Liaam Winslet, l.winslet@outlook.com, Co-Chair (invited)
Kevin Perez,  kevin@somosfamiliavalle.org, Co-Chair Mentor

Resource Development Committee
Positions available

Afro-Latinx & Intersectionality Task Force
Ricardo Gonzalez, ricar2224@hotmail.com (invited)

Additional Committee Members
Miguel A. Rojas, rojasmiguel.ag@gmail.com, Margarita Frinscoperez.mags@gmail.com, Javier Osoriojavo.oso@gmail.com

Movement Building Steering Committee
ALEXA RODRIGUEZ <alexarodriguez44@gmail.com>,Gabriel Garcia-Vera <g2evera@gmail.com>, Francisco Dueñas <franciscoduenas@gmail.com>, David M. Pérez <perez.dm@gmail.com>

.... and many more fierce LGBTQ Latinx volunteers! See you in Dallas!


* List as of 04/23/2019

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2019 Union = Force Latinx Institute Planning Committee / Comité de Planeación del Instituto Latinx

Latino Institute Co-Chairs / Co-Convocantes 
Anandrea Molina <andream.tslatina@gmail.com>

Latinx Co-Chair Mentors:
ALEXA RODRIGUEZ <alexarodriguez44@gmail.com>,
Gabriel Garcia-Vera <g2evera@gmail.com>

Programming Committee:
José Ramón García Madrid <jo.ga.ramon@gmail.com>,  
Edith Lopez Estrada <lopezestradaedith@gmail.com> 

Recruitment Committee:
Lorena Borjas <lorenaborjasqueens@hotmail.com>
Alexa Castanon <tesoroalexa@aol.com>, Alexa Castanon <treasoroalexa@gmail.com>,
Cristian Macario <Cristian.a.macario@gmail.com>, (volunteers, interns)

Media & Publicity Subcommittee Chair: Positions available

Latino Institute Local Host Committee - Detroit
Positions available

Resource Development Committee
Positions available

Afro-Latinx & Intersectionality Task Force
Positions available

Additional Committee Members / Otrx Members of the Committee
Tasha Campbell Parker <t.parker.newera@gmail.com>
Julio Contreras <jmariocontreras94@gmail.com>
Kevin Perez,  kevin@somosfamiliavalle.org, "Liaam L. Winslet B." <l.winslet@outlook.com>, lwinslet.citg@outlook.com, <jose.vega@okeq.org>

.... and many more fierce LGBTQ Latinx volunteers! See you in Detroit!


* List as of 10/31/2018
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2018 Union = Force Latinx Institute Planning Committee / Comité de Planeación del Instituto Latinx

Latino Institute Co-Chairs / Co-Convocantes 
Ivan Aguilar, Maryland & Ana Andrea Molina, Latin Trans Organization in Texas, Co-Chairs; Francisco Dueñas - Lambda Legal, Karari Olvera Orozco, TransLatin @ Coalition & United Latin @ Pride, David M. Perez - League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Co-Chair Mentors

Programming Committee:
Co-Chairs Salem Acuña, José Ramón Garcia-Madrid, Edith Lopez Estrada; JP Cano, Nelson Silverio, Francisco Lazala

Recruitment Committee:
Co-Chairs Lorena Borjas & Ana Andrea Molina; Karari Olvera, Alexa Rodriguez, Alexander Mundaray Rosario, Wanda Martinez-Johncox, Ivan Aguilar, Juan Carlos Ramos Garcia
Media & Publicity Subcommittee Chair: Kevin Al Perez, Somos Familia Valle; Janet Quezada & Monica Trasandes, GLAAD


Latino Institute Local Host Committee
Co-Chairs Ivan Aguilar & Gabriela Garcia; Salem Acuña, Edith Lopez Estrada, David M. Pérez, Alexa Rodriguez, Lissette Miller

Resource Development Committee
Ariel Cerrud, David M. Pérez, Erik Mejia 

Afro-Latinx & Intersectionality Task Force
Co-chairs Lissette Miller & Penelope Williams; Francisco Dueñas

....and many more fierce LGBTQ Latinx volunteers! Nos vemos en Washington, D.C.!


*List as of 11/19/2017

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2017 Unión = Fuerza Latinx Institute Planning Committee / 
Comité de Planeación del Instituto Latinx

Latino Institute Co-Chairs / Co-Convocantes 
Karari Olvera Orozco & Nikki Lopez, Co-Chairs
Francisco Dueñas - Lambda Legal & David M. Pérez - League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Co-Chair Mentors

Programming Committee:
Chair Alexa Castañon, Reyna Sosa, Wanda Martinez-Johncox, JP Cano, Maritza Martinez, Jesus Chavez, Dante Alencastre, Leandro Rodriguez, Jerome Woods, Lorena Borjas, Kevin Al Perez

Recruitment Committee:
Chair Ana Andrea Molina, Karari Olvera, Kevin Al Perez, Ignacio Estrada, Gerardo Tristan, Luis Ramirez, Juan David Franco Murillo, Lorena Borjas, Estrella Sanchez, Alexa Rodriguez, Robert Salcido, Ivan Aguilar

Latino Institute Local Host Committee
Co-Chairs Nikki Lopez & Juan David Franco Murillo, Francisco Zavala Cortes, Elicia Gonzales, Bianca Prichardo, Reyna Sosa

Resource Development Committee
Co-Chairs Juan Contreras & Jorian Rivera, David M. Pérez, Karari Olvera, Juan David Franco Murillo

Afro-Latinx & Intersectionality Task Force co-conveners Elicia Gonzales & Lillian Rivera; Alexander Velez, Luba Cortes, Wanda Martinez-Johncox, Carolyn Reyes, Irma Ayala, Eddie Ayala, Jesus Chavez, Louie Ortiz-Fonseca, Maritza Martinez, Tasha Campbell-Parker

....and many more fierce LGBTQ Latinx volunteers! Nos vemos en Philadelphia!


*List as of 1/10/2017



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2016 Unión = Fuerza Latinx Institute Planning Committee / 
Comité de Planeación del Instituto Latinx

Latino Institute Co-Chairs / Co-Convocantes 
Jessica Carrillo - United Latino Pride (Co-Chair)
Juan Contreras - LULAC Dallas Council 4871 (Co-Chair)
Francisco Dueñas - Lambda Legal (Co-Chair Mentor)
David M. Pérez - League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) (Co-Chair Mentor)

Recruitment Subcommittee / Comité de Reclutamiento
Luis Roman, ALMA - (Co-chair)
Alexa Castañon - TransLatin@ Coalition (Co-chair)
Janet Quezada - GLAAD (Publicity and Media Relations)
Sunny Garza, LULAC #4871 - Regional Lead Robert Salcido, Equality Texas/LULAC #22198 - Regional Lead Kevin Al Perez, Somos Familia Valle - Social Media

Programming Subcommittee / Subcomité de Programacion
 Maritza Martinez, Somos Familia (co-chair)
José Ramón Garcia-Madrid (co-chair)
Alfredo Flores (Social Events)
Kimberly Ramirez (Logistics)
Karari Olvera Orozco, United Latin@ Pride
Dante Alencastre, Eva Garcia
Lorena Borjas & Arianna Inurritegui Lint , TransLatin @ Coalition
Candace Gibson & Gaby Garcia-Vera, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
Julio Contreras, LULAC Equality Fellow

Local Host Subcommittee / Subcommittee on Local Organization
Karari Olvera Orozco, United Latin @ Pride (Co-Chair)
Jessica Carrillo - United Latino Pride (Co-Chair)
Kat Mercado, Orlando Reyes, Kimberly Ramirez Luis Roman, Brandon Swart, Alfredo Flores Allen Govea, Lalo Aguayo

Resource Development Subcommittee / Fundraising Committee
David M. Pérez - Latino GLBT History Project / LULAC (Co-Chair)
Marco Antonio Quiroga - Immigration Equality (Co-Chair)
Juan Contreras - LULAC Dallas Rainbow Council # 4871
 
Union = Fuerza Latinx Institute Interns 
Ivan Aguilar, Latino GLBT History Project, Intern Coordinator
Kathryn Mercado 
Luba Cortes
Brandon Sward - University of Chicago
Miguel Rojas-Ramirez

Regional Recruitment Coordinators
Robert Salcido - San Antonio
Sunny Garza - Dallas
Kevin Perez - Los Angeles
Jorge Gutierrez - Family Trans Queer Liberation Movement
Carlos Padilla - QUIP
Arianna Lint, Alexa Rodriguez, Bamby Salcedo - TransLatin @ Coalition

* List as of 1/14/16