Salem Acuña-Vasquez (he/him)


Man with hair styled to one side and a thin mustache wearing a dark colored t-shirt looking directly at the camera smiling. The image has a monochrome filter with an green background.


(he/him/el) is a queer Latinx organizer from Santiago, Chile with roots in Virginia and currently based in Piscataway Land, Washington, DC. Over the last 12 years, he has been part of movement-building and organizing at the local, regional and national levels – rolling deep with his two political homes: Mijente and Southerners On New Ground (SONG). He has been a leader in struggles for immigrant rights, language justice, anti-violence work, sexual and gender liberation, electoral organizing and racial and economic justice.