Capacity Building Assistance Provider
Christina Quiñonez joined the capacity building assistant program with the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health at the University of California San Francisco in the fall of 2013. Christina began her work in HIV prevention in Los Angeles where she grew up, graduated high school and attended Santa Monica College. While in Los Angeles Christina worked with the Los Angeles HIV Epidemiology Program, Bienestar and Children's Hospital Los Angeles. With the Center of Excellence, Christina, has been able to bring the 10 plus years of HIV prevention work she has with communities of higher HIV prevalence (including but not limited to transgender communities, men who have sex with men, and people living with HIV). Christina continues pursuing her passion for higher education, working with despaired communities, and social justice.