Kyle Gonzales is a native New Mexican and a proud member of our state’s vibrant LGBTQ+ community. He is a senior at UNM studying Political Science and Public Communication. Since a young age, Kyle has found joy in seeking knowledge and creating work that challenges institutions like hierarchy, coloniality, and hegemonic power. Kyle has a deep love for coalition-building that is centered around collective strategizing. As a participant in GJ’s Cultivating Leaders Practicum, Kyle is excited to bring that passion as well as his skills in community organizing, communications, and digital media to effect meaningful change within his community.