Brooke Cerda Guzmán is a Trans women's Civil Rights activist,
She came to America escaping heavy bullying and her extremely catholic family in 1989. But it's until 2009 that Lorena Borjas invited her to her support group, that she was able to find the
information & support to get the courage to start her feminization process & present to the world as herself. But at the same time realized her community is the most vulnerable & that Transgender women of color are even more so. It was around the same time she decided to dedicate her life to educate & bring awareness to the world as well as advocate for her own community.
Since than she has gain great visibility & was awarded with "The Legacy of Pride Award"
by Harlem Pride & has co-founded with other
community leaders The TWOC Collective In 2013 and she finished her two year (volunteer)
internhip at The Gender identity Project.
On April 30th 2014 The Anti Violence Project honoured her with The Community Hero Award.
Brooke became the first Trans woman on the cover of any Spanish language publication
El Diario La Prensa :
on Saturday May 17th 2014.
And on April 2015 she was added to The Trans 100 List.
Currently Brooke makes her self
available to all community based organizations and is
%100 dedicated to open the first community center for Trans women in NYC that she hopes will be open by late 2017