The Activist

Tessara brings a deep passion for equity wherever she goes. She has 14 years of experience providing LGBTQ2I+ educational trainings to service providers and the broader community, including time as the coordinator for the Portland State University Queer Resource Center’s Queeries program, has worked in communications for Cascade AIDS Project, served as a youth engagement specialist in the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, and was appointed to the position of Equal Rights Advocacy Director for the Portland State University student government in the 2012-2013 school year.