GET TO KNOW ME 

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Daphne Frias is a 23-year-old youth activist. She is unapologetically Latina. Having Cerebral Palsy, and using a wheelchair she is fiercely proud to be a loud champion for the disabled community

She got her start shortly after the Parkland shooting by busing 100+ students from her college campus to the nearest March For Our Lives (MFOL) event. In August of 2019, she was appointed as the NY State Director for March For Our Lives.

AS FEATURED IN

ACCOLADES

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Named one of the "6 world changing women you should know about" by Good Good Good Co

"Young Women Changing The World" recognition by The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

MEDIA APPEARANCES

LET'S WORK TOGETHER

GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Topics of expertise:

• Gun violence in minority communities
• Gun Violence and how it affects people with disabilities
• How to mobilize against gun violence in your community

​Having worked with March For Our Lives since 2018, Daphne has been on the ground fighting to end gun violence every day since.

THE CLIMATE CRISIS

Daphne fights against the climate crisis because frontline youth, like herself deserve to be at the front of this conversation. 

Topics of expertise

• Including youth in climate crisis conversation
• What frontline communities need to you to know
• The intersection between public health and the climate crisis
• How people with disabilities are affected by the climate crisis

CONSULTING

Daphne fights against the climate crisis because frontline youth, like herself deserve to be at the front of this conversation. 

Topics of expertise

• Including youth in climate crisis conversation
• What frontline communities need to you to know
• The intersection between public health and the climate crisis
• How people with disabilities are affected by the climate crisis

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Daphne is also very passionate about these topics

• Youth Peace and Security/ Youth Peace and Security in relation to Sustainable Development Goal 16

(UN Sustainable Development Goal 16, is centered around the proliferation of Peace and Justice through the globe)

 

• Being a woman in politics

 

• How to overcome tokenization in social justice