I always shared the reality of my life as an undocumented immigrant from the bottom of my heart, and in doing so, I gained understanding of the value of my voice. But, with the ICE raids in the back of my head, I began to realize that sharing this experience could have consequences.
I started at YLI over 8 years ago. As a Program Coordinator, I worked with LGBTQ young people in Marin County to create safe spaces in schools through policy change. I knew then, like I know now, that this organization’s approach to change was something I wanted to be a part of – and that … Continued