Project Cordinator and Soros Justice Fellow
Grey was born in Iquique, Chile and brought to the United States at the age of 7. Growing up in Naples, Florida, she became aware for the first time just how different people were, in terms of class, race and socio-economic status and how harsh the treatment of immigrants was in the area.In 2008, while at the University of Florida, she founded CHISPAS, a student-led organization at the University of Florida that united immigrant youth, both legal and undocumented, that searched to understand the complexities and change the very system that made them so. Through this, she became intensely involved with the DREAM Act and young undocumented youth throughout the state. She graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish with a certificate in Latin American Studies.
The Team is completely volunteer based.
Naples Manor Organizer
Angela is a political science student at Florida Gulf Coast University. She was born in Naples, Florida to a family of migrant farmworkers. Angela first began organizing with the Student Farmworker Alliance in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and their campaign for Fair Food. She still works in support of human rights in SWFL.
Rommy is a 24-year-old, gender-nonconforming, undocumented Latinx, painter, digital designer, photographer and UF graduate from Iquique, Chile. An adamant activist for social justice, this Latinx is interested in the intersections between immigration and LGBT issues. Rommy has been undocumented for 19 years and has been involved in social justice, namely (im)migrant and queer liberation since 2007. Rommy is the New Media Director of the Collier County Neighborhood Stories Project and a firm believer that visual media is one of the strongest means with which to facilitate any dialogue. Rommy has been heavily involved in using art and storytelling as tools to bring to light the injustices that immigrants, people of color, and the LGBTQ community face daily. Rommy is proud of being part of a movement that’s changing the dialogue around being a person of color, being undocumented and being queer.
Alicia Argenal, Born in Trujjilo, Honduras. She moved to Naples at the age of 12. Growing up in Collier county was hard, because of the racism she faced. She began volunteering at the age of 15 as an advocate for human rights. in 2009, she began volunteering for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and their campaign for Fair Food.
Jose Luis Lopez
Alodia De Jesus
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