KR Vargas, Founding Director


KR (short for Karla Rosa) Vargas is a queer and trans non-binary Xicanx born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area to immigrant parents from Central and South America. They have over 10 years of experience speaking in front of an audience, and have traveled across the U.S. and overseas working in community development, conflict resolution, homelessness and abuse shelters, mass incarceration, and most recently animal rights.

KR has a degree in Speech Communication from Ithaca College in New York, and is certified in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies in partnership with Cornell University.

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