Victor Hernadez Victor Hernandez

Director

E-mail: victor.hernandez@colorado.edu

Hometown: Denver, CO

Activities Outside of SORCE: Athletics

Favorite Food: Mexican

"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees" - Emiliano Zapato


Karen Shimamoto Karen Shimamoto

Assistant Director

E-mail: shimamok@colorado.edu

Hometown: Thornton, CO

Year in School: Graduate Student at the Colorado School of Public Health

Major: Community and Behavioral Health

Activities Outside of SORCE: Denver Taiko, Japanese American Community Graduation Program, National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum, Colorado Public Health Association, & Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado.

Favorite Food: Ochazuke & Chicken-Andouille Gumbo

"Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another." - Yuri Kochiyama


Quen Ameyaw Quen Ameyaw

On-Campus Outreach Coordinator

E-mail: josie.valadez@colorado.edu

Hometown: Boulder, CO

Year in School: Junior

Major: Psychology, Ethnic Studies, and Education

Minor: Women & Gender Studies

Activities Outside of SORCE: UMAS y MEChA, QTPOC, Eye-Resist, Pi Lambda Chi Sorority Inc., CU Engage Steering Committee

Favorite Food: Chicken & real tacos

"I said to the sun, 'Tell me about the big bang.' The sun said, 'it hurts to become.'" - Andrea Gibson


America Ramirez America Ramirez

Off-Campus Outreach Coordinator

E-mail: america.ramirez@colorado.edu

Hometown: Frederick, CO

Year in School: Senior

Major: Integrative Physiology

Minor: Math & Ethnic Studies

Activities Outside of SORCE: Pi Lambda Chi Latina Sorority Inc., Step Team, La Raza Youth Leadership Program

Favorite Food: My mom's pozole

"Let me say at the risk of seeming ridiculous that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love." - Che Guevara


Jeannie Nguyen Jeannie Nguyen

Public Relations Coordinator

E-mail: royalteesyz@gmail.com

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Year in School: Senior

Major: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Activities Outside of SORCE: Vietnamese Student Association, Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority Inc., Multicultural Greek Council, and playing the ukulele :)

Favorite Food: Korean BBQ

"Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill


Steven Gordy Steven Gordy

Retention Coordinator

E-mail: steven.gordy@colorado.edu

Hometown: Westminster, CO

Year in School: Senior

Major: Sociology and Ethnic Studies

Minor: Education

Activities Outside of SORCE: Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Inc., Daniels Fund Scholar, McNeil Academic Program

Favorite Food: My Mom's green chile

"Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore." - Cesar Chavez


Ben Nguyen Ben Nguyen

Inner-Campus Liaison

E-mail: samuspdp@gmail.com

Hometown: Westminster, CA

Year in School: Senior

Major: Communication

Activities Outside of SORCE: Dancing, Pi Delta Psi Inc., and Composing.

Favorite Food: Vietnamese Food

"Hard work triumphs over talent if talent doesn't work hard." - Unknown


Simon Lucas Simon Lucas

Events Coordinator

E-mail: simon.lucas@colorado.edu

Hometown: Aurora, CO

Year in School: Senior

Major: Marketing

Activities Outside of SORCE: Listening to music, hanging out, learning about the world.

Favorite Food: Spicy Chicken Swarmah

"They gave us freedom, but then gave us dope. Then they killed our leaders because they gave us hope. Then they sold us dreams of changing things, as if we were never kings and queens before." - Justin Scott