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CHRISTOPHER J. CUEVAS

Christopher J. Cuevas

they/them/ellx

Executive Director

christopher@qlatinx.org

As the Executive Director of QLatinx, Christopher Cuevas provides vision, energy, and leadership in the fulfillment of the mission and vision of the organization, working to advance the visibility of and empower LGBTQ+ Latinx communities and create spaces that foster growth and healing.

 

A lifelong peace practitioner, educator, and community organizer, Christopher leads their work for cultural transformation by center the unapologetic and unwavering power of radical love. A child of undocumented immigrants and a queer person of color, Christopher interconnects their lived experience and drives the necessary heart work of building a culture of peace, compassion, and change through advocating for LGBTQ+, immigrant, and racial justice movements.

 

Through their work with state, national, and transnationally recognized initiatives and organizations, Christopher has led conversations and facilitated education campaigns specifically addressing structural racism, health equity, and LGBTQ+ issues.

 

​In acknowledgment of their commitment to social equity and LGBTQ+ justice, Christopher was honored by the Public Broadcasting Station as an American Graduate Champion. Under the direction of the United States Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Christopher led efforts to address health disparities, and introduce comprehensive measures for practical solutions that directly support communities living with HIV in the south. An avid peacebuilder, Christopher serves on Board of Directors for the Peace and Justice Institute, a nationally recognized center for peace education.