Fernanda Espinosa (2015)

Fernanda Espinosa is an Andean immigrant based in Brooklyn, New York. She holds a BA in Anthropology and a BA in Latin American Literature. Her work celebrates local knowledge systems, creates safe community spaces, and connects people through cultural organizing, immigrant community health, and language access. She has worked for different public health initiatives in New York City, as well as in translation and interpretation dedicated to social justice.  

Fernanda is a member of the People’s Climate Arts collective who were a recipient of the 2014 Rauschenberg Foundation Artists as Activists fund, and co-founder of Cooperativa Cultural 19 de enero (CC 1/19), a art and oral history collective recipient of The Laundromat Project’s 2015 Create Change commission arts award.