Trans Youth Justice Organizer

Yozantli is a trans queer fat Xicanx from Palmdale currently living in Sacramento, California. As a youth leader, they began organizing in their local LGBTQ community and high school GSA and had the opportunity to attend GSA Network Activist Camp in 2013. They remained connected with the organization and served on GSA Network’s Youth Council and became a youth trainer in Southern California. Yozantli joined TRUTH as a member in 2015 and found it an affirming space for them to be surrounded around other trans/GNC leaders. They strive to live in their authenticity unapologetically. Yozantli is now the Trans Youth Justice Organizer supporting  the TRUTH program where they are excited to support trans and GNC youth in their personal journey. Yozantli graduated from California State University Sacramento in Fall 2018 with a B.A. in History and Political Science with a minor in Chicanx/Latinx studies. While attending school Yozantli worked under the Centers for Diversity and Inclusion where they created safer spaces for underrepresented students on campus.