alicia sanchez gill is a DC-based queer, afrolatinx survivor. In her almost twenty years calling Washington, DC home, alicia has engaged in intersectional anti-violence and harm-reduction work through various reproductive justice, gender-based violence, HIV, sex-worker and LGBTQ organizations and collectives. alicia is an advocate, speaker, facilitator, feeler and not-so-secret data and policy nerd whose work centers survivors who have often been left out of mainstream anti-violence movements. alicia works to end both interpersonal and state based gendered violence through community-based responses to harm. She believes that we already have everything we need to keep each other safe, and that we will never end gendered violence if we don't end the carceral state. alicia writes about, speaks about and embodies the importance of intersectional praxis grounded in justice and liberation.