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Ayacaxtli

Ayacaxtli (she/they) is Two-Spirit because they are an indigenous person who is pansexual. She is attending Sacramento City College and is studying to become a lawyer. Ayacaxtli wants to be a Civil Lawyer so they can hold big companies responsible for land-grabs that destroy the environment, as well as hold the government responsible for not respecting tribal treaties.

Caitlin

Cat (she/her) attends American River College in Sacramento, California where she studies Art and Sociology. She plans to start a non-profit organization that makes art therapy services available to marginalized communities. She is an artist, and in her free time some hobbies include: reading about science, writing essays and poetry, studying astrology, and collecting rocks.

Ciel

Ciel (she/they) is twenty years old and  attends American River College, studying under its Funeral Service Education program. They are aromantic bisexual, and like to play video games. Her career goal is to one day become an embalmer.

Diego

Diego (they/them) was born on September 22, 1991 in Chicago, and is transgender, non-binary, and the middle child of three. They spend their free time crafting or creating art, such as spray painting, airbrushing, drawing, playing music (guitar, bass, piano), playing video games, training Kuk Sool (traditional Korean martial arts), or socializing with friends and family.

Francisco

Francisco (he/they) attends college primarily at American River College in Sacramento, California where he studies Sociology. He loves to listen to music, make playlists, travel, be with his partner and our pets. They aren’t 100% sure what their current career goal is, but they are thinking of becoming a teacher like their mom and grandma.

Gabriela

Gaby Lopez (she/they) is a first-generation Honduran American born in Sacramento, California. They have recently graduated with an A.S. in General Science from American River College, and is continuing her studies at Portland State university in the Public Health field. She is active in the Sacramento Queer community participating in the SVLGS softball league, @QueerSports events, and supporting community organizers. They hope to continue to give back to the community in Portland that has nurtured her growth after coming from a strict, religious upbringing. Their passions for caring for others, education, and inclusion drives them to continue working in the health field to make a difference for Queer BIPOC+ in healthcare.

Leah

Leah (they/them) is a non-binary lesbian attending Sacramento City College. They are studying geology/hydrology and their goal is to work as a hydrologist making sure people have safe access to clean water in California! In their free time they enjoy watching TV, crocheting, and being outdoors.

Lupe

Lupe Irene Sokolow-Ochoa (she/her) is a natural resource student at American River College. She comes from a mixed family with an Ashkenazi Jewish father and a Chicana mother. She grew up in Woodland, California, a farming town where everyone is either her cousin or a classmate from high school. Her hobbies include electronic technology, forestry,and crafting.

Maco

Maco (he/him) is a year-old disabled, Latino trans man, and is a student at American River College. He is majoring in Political Science, and intends to transfer to UC Davis in the Fall of 2024 with a minor in either philosophy or education with the intention of becoming both a lawyer (either immigration or criminal) and a high school Social Science teacher. When not focusing on his studies, he enjoys reading, playing video games, hanging out with his loved ones, baking, cooking, or dabbling in the occasional arts. Ceramics is his absolute favorite type of art medium, but he also enjoys painting as well as traditional and digital art.

Maria

Maria identifies as omnisexual and polyamours, as well as “indigenous and as a goddess.” They are not particular about pronouns as she is non-binary. Maria is a 37-year-old Bay Area native. Maria is a first-generation student working on 3 associates degrees, all related to communications, at American River College. Her long-term goal is a PHD in Behavioral Neuroscience with a focus on neurodivergence and the positive global impacts we can usher by supporting these folks in their special interests. Maria enjoys being in nature, reading, creating content, and making memories with their son and family.

Maria Q.

Maria (she/they) attends community college in Sacramento where she studies Psychology. When not in school, Maria enjoys singing and song-writing, writing, reading, and drawing, as well as going out with friends and hiking.

Mariah

Mariah (she/her) is from Sacramento, California and attends American River College. She identifies as a queer woman/questioning lesbian. She’s also biracial: white and Mexican American. She loves art, including drawing, watching cartoons, and going to the movies.

Sara

Sara (they/any) is a queer, first generation college student, returning to school after previously receiving their BS in Psychology from UC Davis. They are currently in the Library and Information Technology Program at Sacramento City College. Sara is a community organizer working to cultivate a sustainable network of mutual aid and support within their community.

Savvy

Savvy (she/they/it) identifies as a queer demigirl. Savvy currently studies Graphic Design at American River college and is also pursuing a certificate in 3D animation. Savvy loves creating digital artwork, listening to music, and bringing joy to people. They hope to one day work in 3D production in film.

Soledad

Soledad (She/They/It) is a Mexican-American/Chicana bisexual nonbinary transgender woman. She is a Pre-Health major planning to attend the Vet Tech Program at Cosumnes River College (though she is thinking about changing her major again). They like to read, do makeup, play video games, and crochet as a few of their favorite hobbies.

Tania

Tania (she/her/hers) is a bisexual, Mexican American women and a first-generation college student. She attends Sacramento City College and is currently studying Early Childhood Development. Her goal is to become an Elementary teacher. Her hobbies include ceramics, watching movies, reading, and camping.

Thomas

Thomas (he/him) identifies as Mexican American, bisexual, and on the autism spectrum.  He is a community college student and a part-time worker in the food and service industry. His major is History and some of his hobbies are watching Mexican black and white movies, building with legos and learning about Mexican and American history. He also loves to make outfits. He wants to be an immigration and special needs lawyer and, and would like to graduate with academic honors and be a speaker at his graduation.