Speaker Profile

Paulina Helm-Hernández


Paulina Helm-Hernandez is a queer artist, trainer, political organizer, strategist & trouble-maker-at-large from Veracrúz, Mexico. She grew up in rural North Carolina, and is currently growing roots in Atlanta, GA. She has been the Co-Director of Southerners on New Ground (SONG) for 10 years, and has a background in farm worker and immigrant / refugee rights organizing, cultural work, youth organizing, anti-violence work, and liberation work that centers people most affected by violence, poverty, war and racism. Paulina currently sits on the board of and the Vision and Strategies Council of and is always exploring ways to deepen political unity with people willing to fight and organize for collective liberation.

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