Neko Natalia (they/them) is a book maker & printer that lives for the slow, arduous process of the risograph. Neko lives in LA, where they are from.
Allison Noelle Conner
(she/her) is a Haitian-American writer and editor. She gravitates to work that realigns our notions of community, resistance, and healing. Her writing has appeared in Carla and Hyperallergic, and in the anthologies, Forward: 21st Century Flash Fiction and Rockhaven: A History of Interiors. She runs a newsletter about movies called Loose Pleasures. Born in Fort Lauderdale, Allison lives in Los Angeles.
Salima Allen (she/her) is a biracial Black Latina multimedia artist, who is fascinated with the bold and colorful. Primarily focused on styling and photography, Salima believes in collaboration, experimentation, and the rejection of scarcity thinking. She has been living in LA for 8 years with her 2 lazy chihuahuas, while she grows her photo business Acid Smile Studios.
Lindsey Lee Eichenberger (she/her) is a cis, biracial Black and white writer, zine maker, and educator. Currently an MA candidate at Cal State LA and a future history teacher, she loves coming up with fresh, new ways to disrupt power dynamics in the classroom, workplace, and beyond. You can find Lindsey reading about California history and trying not to overwater her plants in Los Angeles, CA, where she is from.
MJ Balvanera (she/her) is a Graphic Designer and Creative Director from Mexico City. As a cis, light skinned Mexican national of European descent, MJ likes to think that graphic design can be more than just a series of arbitrary Eurocentric visual standards imposed on us all, but a fun means of individual and cultural expression. MJ started as a volunteer for WCCW, and has learned, grown and explored every step of the way.
Demi Corso (she/her) is a white Mexican American cis photographer from Los Angeles. Her photography work is shot on film and explores the multifaceted, often dreamy characteristics of people with an eye for naturalism and a focus on fashion. She has a passion for storytelling and deeply enjoys the collaborative process of being on the SALIMA team.
Stella Ramos (she/her) is a writer, dancer, and organizer from Seattle. She is a queer white, Mexican, and Wyandotte cis-woman who benefits from white privilege. Stella is passionate about celebrating joy, holistic healing, dismantling the settler-colonial state and crafting! She recently graduated from Occidental College, and now lives in Los Angeles with her 2 cats Kava and Suma (named after two incredible plant medicines)
em (they/them) is a queer, gender fluid, thin, white, able-bodied, neurotypical, culturally jewish, practicing buddhist, college-educated anarchist only child born & raised in Los Angeles. As an arts organizer for the past 8 years, em is dedicated to creating and sustaining radical queer & feminist creative spaces & communities in their hometown. You can often find them dreaming up ways to implement anti-oppressive / transformative models and systems to co-exist in this world that center vulnerability, continual transformation, and interdependent care, while holding space for nuance, complexity, and deep trust