Sunday, June 16, 2024

Claire Guinta and Kalaya'an Mendoza

Claire Guinta is the External Relations Manager at Nonviolent Peaceforce, where she amplifies stories of Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP). Claire has previously worked in immigration law and refugee resettlement and holds a B.A. from Marquette University in International Affairs, Spanish, and Peace Studies. Kalaya'an Mendoza [He/They/Siya] is a Queer, Hard of Hearing, Filipino American human rights activist, street medic, and community safety and mutual protection trainer. He is an award-winning facilitator of holistic safety and security, as well as a recognized expert in disaster preparedness. He currently resides on occupied Lenape land. Kalaya'an serves as the Director of Mutual Protection at Nonviolent Peaceforce, USA and is the co-founder of Across Frontlines, an organization that works with frontline human rights defenders.


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