Flor Lopez Trejo
Flor Lopez Trejo was born and raised in Chihuahua, Mexico and immigrated to the US after graduating college. She has worked for more than 10 years providing support to and advocating for immigrant communities. Flor has experience with peer-to-peer trauma informed counseling services, advocacy work, and violence prevention and response. She is an experienced trainer and facilitator. Flor identifies as a pansexual woman. As an immigrant who is part of the LGBTQ+ community, her lived experiences have shaped her values and intersectional approach to social justice. Along her passion for immigrant rights work, she is also passionate about queer liberation, racial justice, transformative justice, and language justice. Flor is also a professional trained interpreter and translator with social justice lens. She was the recipient of the Diversity Richmond Hispanic Heritage Award: “Viva RVA!” for her outstanding contributions to the Latinx and LGBTQ+ communities. Flor came to LAJC after 4 years of doing volunteer work as an activist and grassroots community organizer in Richmond, VA focused to end collaborations of ICE and local authorities, and supporting communities impacted by, or at risk of deportation.