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Monica Trinidad

Chicago, IL, United States

Monica Trinidad is a queer, Latinx artist and organizer in Chicago, IL. Active in the movement for racial and gender justice, she is the co-founder of For the People Artists Collective, a radical squad of Black artists & artists of color in Chicago, and an emerging member of Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative. She has co-founded multiple organizations and projects over the years, including Brown and Proud Press, the People’s Response Team, and a lead co-organizer with We Charge Genocide efforts. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including NPR Illinois, Chicago Reader, South Side Weekly, Truthout, and more, and has been shown at the DuSable Museum, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, and the National Museum of Mexican Art. See more of Monica’s work at or follow her on Instagram at @itsmonicatrinidad.

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