Poet and Advocate Roxana Preciado

January 08, 2019

A graduate of California State University, Los Angeles, with a BA in Film and a Minor in Social Media Marketing, Alfredo Hernández is a writer, director, and producer who has long been a champion for diversity and accessibility in Hollywood. Well-versed on and off set, he has completed the 2018 OutFest Fellowship program, the 2020 CBS Pipeline Challenge, the 2021 Creative Futures Fellowship program, and is a founder for the writers’ group The LatinXorcists. He occasionally writes and creates content for Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation subsidiary, Channel Kindness, and was most recently a Writers’ Assistant for Netflix’s Selena: The Series and Narcos: Mexico. 

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Roxana Preciado is a LatinX indie author and artist recognized for her work as a poet and activist. Born in Jalisco, Mexico, Roxana immigrated to the US when she was four years old, and she’s been writing poetry since she was 12 years old. As a public speaker and community organizer, she often speaks to LGBTQ+ teens and young adults about finding their voice and encourages them to tell their stories.

In this video, she shares her story and instills the same sense of empowerment in her video as she does in her poetry. Watch the video below to learn more about Roxana.

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