2019 Advocate Works with Displaced LGBTIQ People in Argentina

Monday, September 11, 2023

2019 Advocate Mariano Ruiz of Argentina has founded Derechos Humanos y Diversidad Asociación Civil, an NGO that will offer communication skills training to LGBTIQ grassroots advocates in Latin America and the Caribbean. The NGO will also house the first center for the integration of displaced LGBTIQ people in Argentina. Earlier this year, Mariano attended the Equitas International Human Rights Training Program in Canada. He was recently selected as a recipient of a fellowship at the Watson Institute for leaders working with refugee and forcibly displaced communities.