Adri Pérez - Austin
Adri Perez is an organizer, disruptor, and educator with over eight years of civic engagement, reproductive justice, LGBTQIA+ community organizing, and policy justice experience in Texas.
Prior to joining Texas Freedom Network as Organizing Director in 2022, Adri led the LGBTQIA+ work at the ACLU of Texas where they advocated for the civil rights and dignity of all transgender people, transgender kids, and all those who love and support them.
As a queer, transgender, non-binary, and first-generation immigrant, Adri’s intersectional experience fuels their passion for strategy building across multiple issue areas. In 2013, Adri co-founded West Fund, the first abortion fund in West Texas. After finding a passion for redistributing wealth, in 2018 they also co-founded the Fronterizx Fianza Fund, a grassroots organization that raises money to free detained asylum seekers. Adri previously worked at Ngage New Mexico, Fund Texas Choice, and YWCA El Paso Del Norte.