Date of Birth:November 21, 2022, Oakland, CA
Adrienne Keel (She/Her) is a proud graduate of Evergreen Valley College and San Jose State University, where she received her BA in Psychology in 2010. Her foray into queer organizing and community building began with participating in queer student organizations during high school and college, and while in college she had the opportunity to facilitate support groups for queer and trans students at Andrew Hill High School. Not long after graduation, she was hired as an Outreach Worker at the LGBTQ Youth Space and she has been with the program since. She now serves as Director of LGBTQ Programs and has spent over a decade with Family & Children Services and Caminar. She was awarded the Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services Department’s “Mover and Shaker” Community Hero Award in 2018 and the Commission on the Status of Women’s Community Hero Award in 2021. She prides herself on approaching her work through an intersectional and strengths-based lens.