Category: Member Spotlight

Reynaldo Culannay Jr.

 REYNALDO CULANNAY identifies as a gay, 1st generation Filipino-American college student at Pitzer College in East Southern California. He loves boba, is addicted to coffee, and plays too much League of Legends. We call him Rey. Sometimes, Reyrey. He volunteered with us all summer long, and now we’re proud to call him our Fall Intern!

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Jess Suarez

JESS SUAREZ is a radical queer Filipina, passionate about feminist issues, sex positivity, and being a little bit snarky. At the beginning of 2014, Jess got involved with the Dragon Fruit Project as a transcriber. She has now worked to train others on how to transcribe, and she has shared her own story at our community

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Cam Bui

CAM BUI is one of our newest volunteers! She is a queer cisgender Asian-American woman who has just recently become involved in our Dragon Fruit Project. She is also a full-time student in kinesiology at SF State University. In high school, Cam was involved in C.A.T., which is a coalition in the South Bay against teens smoking tobacco.

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Suny Um

SUNY UM is a gay, 2nd generation Cambodian American, and a long time volunteer for API Equality – Northern California. He has worked with us during Breakthrough Conversations, at PRIDE parades, at the API Heritage Festival, and now, currently, with our Dragon Fruit Project, Suny is currently finishing up his last month in Public Allies

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Devika Ghai

DEVIKA GHAI is a South Asian queer woman, born and raised in New Delhi, India. Growing up in New Delhi, she saw stark examples of poverty and wealth disparities, which will later ground her in understanding the different forms of injustice. Now residing in Oakland, Devika works towards food justice at Pesticide Action Network as an

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Linda Nguyễn

LINDA NGUYỄN is a queer artists and cultural worker, currently living in South Berkeley. During the day, Linda works at a public opinion research firm in Downtown Oakland, and Linda is also looking for work as a librarian. In their spare time, Linda is also part of MOONROOT, a collective of Asian Pacific Islander women,

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Toby Wu

TOBY WU is a gay Chinese American from New York City. He moved to the Bay Area over 3 years ago to study at Stanford’s Teacher Education Program and is now a first grade teacher at a new charter school in Oakland, California. His passion for education is in engaging students with how they learn

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