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Speaker Spotlight: Racialized and Queer with Osmel B. Guerra Maynes

October 7, 2021 at 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

Location:Instagram Live @sl_ravens


Learning more about Queer identities in racialized communities during this speaker spotlight with Osmel B. Guerra Maynes! This event will be streamed on Instagram Live. Follow @sl_ravens on Instagram and tune in at 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on October 7th, 2021 to watch.

This event is open to everyone (students, staff, faculty, alumni, community members etc.)

Speaker Spotlight: Osmel B. Guerra Maynes

Headshot of Osmel MaynesOsmel B. Guerra Maynes (he/him) is a social justice activist, non-profit sector executive, and seasoned event planner. He was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the twin-island state of Antigua and Barbuda. Osmel identifies as an Afro-Latino queer man.

Osmel immigrated to Canada as an international student in 2003 to pursue a Political Science Degree at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. Osmel has called Canada home for 10+ years.

During his time working with 2SLGBTQ+ community-based organizations in Ontario, British Columbia and the Yukon, Osmel focused his work on advancing effective grassroots and province-wide social programming, enhancing the inclusion of marginalized voices, pushing for sound public policy, and overseeing effective strategic planning in the non-profit and charitable sectors.

Osmel strongly believes in the power of inclusion to affect lasting social change.

What to Expect

  • Watch a conversation on Instagram Live.
  • Guests are not required to actively participate in this event.


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