Mental Health

Providing Culturally Competent Care for Queer Latinx Populations

Kevin Medina

Kevin Medina


Workshop Session #1

9AM - 10AM -

Session Overview

This workshop will explore contemporary issues facing Queer Latinx individuals and community in Los Angeles. The workshop will provide practitioners with tangible strategies to engage in active allyship with the Queer Latinx community. Intersectional resources will be highlighted.


Kevin Medina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Ecology with a minor in Education from UC Irvine and Masters degrees in Public Policy and Social Welfare from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Kevin has more than eight years of experience in intersectional organizing, programming, counseling/advising, teaching, policy advocacy/analysis and research. As the Student Affairs Officer for UCLA's LGBT Center, Kevin oversees all educational workshops and large-scale events, advises LGBTQ students and builds collaborations with individual and institutional partners. He also is a consultant for the County of Los Angeles supporting their efforts to track and combat hate crimes and is a frequent trainer on topics addressing the LGBTQ community, LGBTQ identities, hate crimes, diversity programming and policy in higher education, and not for profit organizations. In his spare time, Kevin sings for Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles and enjoys yoga, running, traveling, and attending drag shows.