Stephanie is a Queer Trans Xicana from the Bay Area. She lives and works in Oakland, CA as a Retention Specialist at AHF where she provides services to those directly affected by HIV. She is also a licensed psychotherapist and works mostly with trans and gender non-confirming (GNC) adults, youth and couples. Stephanie is dedicated to helping re-envision and create more sustainable and empowering models of health care for trans and GNC communities. She is excited to build the capacity of FLUX to help challenge societal norms and limits placed on trans people’s right to exist and thrive.
Queen Victoria Ortega
Queen Victoria believes in leadership through service. Currently she serves as Queen of The Royal Court. Through her role as Queen she leverages her intersectionality to advise and guide organizations and systems. Queen Victoria contributions include: increasing the capacity of community members and stake holders to engage in advocacy. Her majesty has also been a member of such bodies as The Los Angeles county Prevention Planning Council, Los Angeles County Commission on a HIV Health Services and the Transgender Service Provider Network. As part of the Building a Health Communities Boyle Heights Collaborative, she served as chair of the community engagement committee for Building Healthy Communities Boyle Heights and supported the effort in creating a health safety net for undocumented residents of Los Angles. When stepping down from her service in the Building Health Communities initiative she remarked ………
“ I am proud to serve my people with dignity and purpose. I challenge you to join me so that we can continue to engage in advocacy and leverage existing systems for the greater good”