Mateo De La Torre (he/el)
Mateo De La Torre is a transgender Latino from Tijuana, Mexico. As the Racial and Economic Justice Policy Advocate at the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) he helps shape the organization’s advocacy and policy work for transgender people of color and those with low or no-income. He handles issues related to sex work, immigration and the criminal justice system. Mateo's background is in community organizing, and previous to his work at NCTE he headed Latinx and AAPI outreach for the Affordable Care Act at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.