Johanna Toruño is a TED Talk Speaker, visual artist and creator of The Unapologetic Series, a series of public art gallery to call for unity on matters that affect women of color, to deliver poetic messages of community heritage and activism that started on the streets of NYC, and now is recognized globally. She has self-published her poetry book titled The House in Long Island and has performed her poetry in Los Angeles and New York. She also wrote a piece with her partner, titled “What We Want Young, Queer Latinx People To Know” for Bustle. Her work has been recognized by The New York Times, NPR, Nylon and Teen Vogue. She currently lives in Washington DC, with her wife and their dog.
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