Paulina Helm-Hernandez has worked as the co-director of Southerners on New Ground (SONG), a Queer Liberation organization, for the past eleven years. From Veracrúz, Mexico, Paulina has a background in farm worker and immigrant/refugee rights organizing, cultural work, youth organizing, anti-violence work, and liberation work that centers people most affected by violence, poverty, war and racism. Paulina will address the intersections of race, gender, queerness and immigrant rights.
This event is part of UR Comes Out!, Latinx Heritage Month, and the WILL*/WGSS Speaker Series.
Contact: Holly Blake, Director, WILL* Program & Associate Dean for Outreach Education & Development, 804-289-8472