Hector Manuel Ramirez

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Héctor Manuel Ramírez is Chiricahua Apache and Mexican, an Autistic person with a psychiatric disability and is hard of hearing. He is a Two Spirits person that lives in Yaanga, Tongva-Los Angeles, CA the ancestral lands of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians. 

 

He is on the board of directors for Disability Rights California, and the National Disability Rights Network. He has also been appointed to California Governor Gavin Newsom’s Behavioral Health Task Force to address the urgent mental health and substance use disorder needs across California and to the Los Angeles County Measure J Reimagine LA Advisory Committee where he makes recommendations to the board of supervisors on strategies to address the disproportionate impact of racial injustice.