Speaker Profile

April Flores

Outreach Intern
Texas Freedom Network & Advocates for Youth

April Flores is an undergraduate student at the University of Texas at Brownsville. Currently, she is studying History and Public Service. As part of the Cultural Advocacy Mobilization Initiative (a program under Advocates for Youth), April leads the Texas Freedom Network Student Chapter in her campus in order to advocate for comprehensive sex education. Last semester, April successfully established the Texas Freedom Network Student Chapter at UT Brownsville. The TFN Student Chapter is the first and only political organization that advocates for many issues that are prevalent in Texas (as well as the entire United States) in the university. She has organized several events to bring awareness to the need of comprehensive sex education, including petition drives and shows. In addition, she joined her local School Health Advisory Council to further reach her goals. Lastly, she has utilized technology (social media and blogging) to spread her message.