francisco aviles pino jr. is an undocumented writer, producer and cultural organizer from acapulco guerrero and lives in los angeles, ca. They’re currently a fellow for Brave New Films engaging community organizations and educators to be a part of developing projects. Before BNF, they worked as a youth organizer for OCCCO for five years. francisco is an alumni of Sandra Cisneros’ Macondo Writers Workshop and a fellow with the Poetry Foundation’s and Crescendo Literary’s Emerging Writers Incubator. francisco holds degrees and research training from ucla, csuf and uc irvine. They also currently hold a column for the OC Weekly.