Alexa Rodriguez

Vice President

Alexa Elizabeth Rodriguez is originally from Usulután, El Salvador where she founded Mi Nueva Familia, a working group for people living with HIV and Transgender women. She also worked with the PanAmerican Social Marketing Organization (PASMO) as a health educator.  In 2009, Alexa arrived in the United States and continued her work as an HIV/STI prevention educator with groups such as Identity, Mariposas group at La C
nica del Pueblo,  and Casa de Maryland. 

Alexa currently is a promoter for Miss Maryland Latina, is Vice President of the Latino GLBT History Project, an avid advocate for Transgender Latina equality, and a board member of the Trans-Latina Coalition--a national organization advocacy for and building the capacity of Transgender Latina immigrants. Alexa currently works in HIV prevention as Transgender Program Coordinator for ¡Empoderáte! Youth Center at La Clínica del Pueblo. Alexa held the title of Miss Latino GLBT History Project 2012-13, was honored with the Engendered Spirit Award by Capital Pride in 2014 and received the Heil-Balin Community Service Award from the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club in 2014.