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Marissa Gutierrez-Vicario is the founder and executive director of Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE). As a committed human rights and peace-building activist, artist, educator, and advocate for youth, Marissa launched ARTE in 2013 to help young people amplify their voices and organize for human rights change in their communities through the visual arts.
Growing up in southern California, Marissa became active with the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and UUSC, where she served as a Board Observer. Marissa currently serves as a Program Leader and as a member of the Advisory Board for the Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice (CSJ). Marissa also served as the Vice President of Recruitment and Outreach for the Unitarian Universalist Women’s Federation. Read more about Marissa at: www.artejustice.org/marissa