Communications Intern

Joaquin Cruz is a 17-year-old Latinx/Native American student from Santa Cruz, California. They’ve been involved with GSA Network for 3 years, having participated in the Northern California Youth Council, New Media Council, as well as being a part of panels and summits, including the Youth Empowerment Summit. Joaquin has been building their work in activism around social justice/social-political issues they feel must be addressed in the modern world that youth are growing into, as well as working to build their school and community into a better place.

In their free time, they enjoy drumming in bands, making music, writing, creating art in various mediums, and continuing to explore the world.