Lauren Quijano

Lauren Quijano

Community Organizer

Lauren Quijano is the Community Organizer for the Health Justice Program at NYLPI, providing community advocacy and organizing for issues related to health justice and racial justice, as they intersect with a variety of social justice issues. Lauren works directly with communities to address pressing areas of health justice in New York City. Some of Lauren’s major campaigns include Healthy Homes to address asthma-causing mold in private housing, and NYLPI’s cutting-edge program addressing inadequate healthcare in immigration detention. Lauren is also involved in NYLPI’s work surrounding the ACA and Medicaid advocacy. Lauren is also a member of the Coalition to Dismantle Racism in Healthcare, and a member of the Community Health Worker Learning Group with the Center for Health Equity at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Outside of NYLPI, Lauren organizes with the community organization ICE FREE Queens.

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