Yadi Martínez Reyna is a bilingual Latinx gender non-conforming artist, UCC Ordained Minister, and borderlander, born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas. In addition to being an associate pastor for New Church, Yadi serves as the LGBTQIA Unconscious Bias Awareness Facilitator with ten+ years of experience working with young people in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metropolitan area. Their work includes using arts and networking skills to create community events, retreats, leadership conferences, and safe spaces. Yadi is a certified facilitator in the Our Whole Lives (OWL) curriculum, which provides comprehensive sexuality education for young people.