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Carlo Gómez Arteaga

Carlo Gómez Arteaga is an experienced organizer, advocate, fundraiser, and trainer with over 20 years of experience focused on LGBTQI+, Immigrant, and Youth Equity.  As the Development Coordinator for the Dolores Huerta Foundation, Mr. Gómez Arteaga worked with the organization on its mission to inspire and organize communities to build volunteer organizations empowered to pursue social justice. The foundation’s work was focused on Civic Engagement, Education Equity, Health, and Safety, and LGBTQIA+ Equality. 


Mr. Gómez Arteaga is the co-founder and facilitator of the first Spanish language support group for Latinx Trans men Grupo de Apoyo Fénix in the San Francisco East Bay. This is a partnership between The Pacific Center for Human Growth in Berkeley and Somos Familia in Oakland, CA


Currently the Co-Executive Director for Transgender District in San Francisco, he supports the organization to create an urban environment that fosters the rich history, culture, legacy, and empowerment of transgender people and their deep roots in the southeastern Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco.


Carlo has a B.A. in Political Science & Spanish from DePaul University, studied at San Francisco State University's College of Ethnic Studies, and nd holds certifications in a number of areas including Grassroots Fundraising, Peer Counseling, Group Facilitation, Youth Development, Harm Reduction, and Family & Community Engagement Practices. Carlo was a New Voices Fellow through the Academy for Educational Development, funded by the Ford Foundation. He lives in West Oakland.

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