Jia (They/She) is a Black non-binary femme from the South Bronx of NYC. They are a suicide attempt survivor, a creative, Mental Health advocate and community organizer. She is pursuing a Master’s in Clinical Social Work at CUNY Hunter College. 


Jia has 7 years of non-profit program management + 4 years of Mental Health advocacy experience. She trained as a holistic wellness practitioner at The Reciprocity Foundation and an end of life hospice volunteer with New York Visiting Nurses Services.


Jia has 7 years on successful social justice movements for LGBTQ+ and Black liberation with Black Trans Media, The New York Transgender Advocacy Group, Hetrick-Martin Institute, Cookies’s Joint, The Audre Lorde Project, BUFU, Equality 4 Flatbush, Sadie Nash Feminist Foundation, Black Lives Matter, BYP 100, and F2L.



Gabi (They/Them) is a queer + genderfluid filipinx based in Jacksonville, Florida.  Their professional work is based in digital media communications. They have managed social media and content creation for various grassroots organizations, nonprofits, and businesses such as Girls Inc of Jacksonville and Amplify RJ.


Their past collaborations include working with the Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network and Equality Florida as an intern, and Girls Rock Jacksonville as a Media volunteer and workshop facilitator.


Gabi believes that we all have something to offer in the movement for our collective liberation and we are the ones who keep us safe. They are currently envisioning a world beyond violence.