Eddie Martinez (PGP: He/Him/His) is the executive director of the Latino Equality Alliance (LEA), a non-profit organization whose mission is to advocate for equity, safety, and wellness for the Latinx LGBTQ community. He has more than 20 years of non-profit management and civic engagement experience including 18 years with The Wall Las Memorias Project, an HIV/AIDS organization in Los Angeles. Mr. Martinez studied business marketing at Long Beach State and currently a council member for the City of Huntington Park.
Los Angeles’ long-standing health disparities need fresh solutions, this locally-focused program has the potential to impact communities that were devastedby the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage organizations and individuals from impacted communities and beyond to apply and help address the issues that made our communities so vulnerable to the pandemic.