Taissa currently works on criminal and economic justice, reproductive justice, and census advocacy as senior policy counsel at the National LGBTQ Task Force. They are part of the Queer the Census Team at the Task Force and creates resources for getting out the count in LGBTQ communities. They also lead the Sex Ed Leadership Project at the Task Force, where she works with young LGBTQ people to build movement and advocacy around sex ed that centers LGBTQ people. She received her bachelor’s degrees and J.D. from the University of Florida, where she represented survivors of intimate partner violence and led workshops on civil rights restoration.
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