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Our hearts are filled with excitement to announce the official launch of Fortaleza Familiar. Fortaleza Familiar is dedicated to the wellness of Indigenous Chicanx Latinx Lesbian Gay Bi Queer Trans Two-Spirit young people and their families.

At Fortaleza Familiar, we believe in the power of young LBTQ2S Indigenous Chicanx and Latinx people. We believe our collective resilience will lead to community safety and wellness. 

Help us build a powerful space for our young people and families. One that celebrates existence, ignites resistance, demands justice, and creates safety.

¡Adelante con Fortaleza!


Nuestros corazones están llenos de emoción al anunciar el lanzamiento oficial de Fortaleza Familiar. Fortaleza Familiar se dedica al bienestar de los jóvenes indígenas Chicanx Latinx que son Lesbianas Gay Bi Queer Trans Two-Spirit y sus familias.

En Fortaleza Familiar, creemos en el poder de los jóvenes LBTQ2S Indigenas Chicanx y Latinx. Creemos que nuestra capacidad colectiva puede sanar nuestra comunidad.

Ayúdanos a construir un espacio poderoso para nuestros jóvenes y familias. Uno que celebra la existencia, enciende la resistencia, exige justicia y crea seguridad.

¡Adelante con Fortaleza!


Nez Gonzales

Program Manager

Nez is an Indigenous, Queer, Trans activist who has worked in educating schools in LGBTQ+ and racial inclusion. 

He is also a writer, artist, and deeply passionate about teaching and continuing Indigenous traditions.


Mimi Madrid

Executive Director 

Mimi is a brown queer two-spirit lover, writer, and tio. He's worked the last 15 years for reproductive and racial justice, youth leadership, and LGBTQ liberation movements. 

They're also a passionate media maker, documentarian, and columnist at the Denver Post. 

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