Davíd Eli Patiño, Media Specialist
Davíd oversees and maintains the organization's online media presence, including our website, Instagram, Facebook, and outreach emails. Prior to joining Translatinx Network, Davíd worked as a chaplain at Bellevue Hospital Center. Davíd recently graduated with an M.A. from Union Theological Seminary where he focused on Postcolonial Christian Ethics and Latinx, LGBT Ministries. He has participated in programs such as the Columbia University's Beyond the Bars Fellowship, the Trans* Seminarians Leadership Cohort, the Hispanic Summer Program, and Cristosal's Global School of Human Rights seminar on Addressing violence against LGBTIQ+ people. Prior to moving to New York, Davíd graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Political Science, after which he worked for Google Inc. and Transgender Law Center. Throughout his career, Davíd has worked for the advancement of racial, economic, LGBT and gender justice through advocacy, community building, and political engagement.