Queering the Latinx Community – Keynote at Illinois State


NORMAL — Juniperangelica will be speaking at the Professional Development Annex in Normal this coming Thursday.

Their keynote is sponsored by the Association of Latin American Students, ISU Pride and Diversity Advocacy.

From the Facebook event:

Join ALAS and Pride in welcoming Juniperangelica Cordova to campus. Juniperangelica Cordova is a translatina organizer from Los Angeles, Ca. Rooted in community and family, her work is centered around justice for communities who live at the intersections of the American imperialism project and social resistance. She has spent the last few years organizing with community, alongside other young trans people through the Transgender Law Center and GSA Network as the Senior Organizer for the TRUTH (Trans Youth) Project.

Juniperangelica is passionate about working toward access for poor, Black/brown trans women and families to resources for survival and eventual stability. We are experts in our own experiences and storytellers of those realities and storytelling is an important part of her existence and her motivation. She is a fifth-year transfer student studying Ethnic Studies/Race & Law at UC Berkeley. Juniperangelica is also a mother of the coolest 5-year-old named Tiger.

Juniperangelica will be hosting a workshop and giving a keynote speech on decolonizing activism and re-rooting organizing in the most marginalized. The workshops will be held from 11:00-11:50 in Old Main in the Bone Student Center. The keynote will be in the Founders Suite of the Bone Student Center.

Sign up for the keynote here: https://forms.illinoisstate.edu/forms/queering_the_latinx_community_decolonizing_activism_with_juniperangelica_cordova