HANNAH BRINEGAR, Youth Program Assistant
Hannah Brinegar joined the LGBTQ Center OC in 2020 as an intern working with the Center’s youth programs and marketing team. They are currently studying for their Bachelor’s in Communications at California State University Fullerton, and are passionate about LGBTQ+ activism and history. They look forward to assisting the Center in its youth engagement and outreach programs. In their spare time, they can usually be found at a thrift store, playing The Sims, or eating very spicy food.
KARINA TREJO, Youth Program Assistant
Raised on Tongva Land, Karina Trejo pronouns they/she/he is a first generation Mexican, Non-binary, Queer, Lesbian. They are also an educator, healer, yogi, creative, and community and cultural worker. She centers love, movement, and breathing in all areas of their life. They have a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Science from California State University, Fullerton where they focused on social justice among marginalized communities within the healthcare system. They began their journey with the LGBTQ Center interning with the youth programs in 2017 as a youth facilitator for Rainbow Group and a year later transitioned her way in assisting with the Trans*itions Health and Wellness Program and has volunteered ever since. Now in 2021 is a part of the staff as the Youth Program Assistant to implement LGBTQ and mental health competency and curriculum to youth, adults, organizations, and administrators. They can’t wait to continue to create brave and safe spaces and leave a large impact on the community to live optimal and blissful lives. In their free time you’ll catch them reading, journaling, doing yoga, lifting weights, meditating, being in nature, spreading love, roller skating, and drinking matcha lattes.