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Nomi is a proud first generation Cape Verdean American. Her activism was seasoned during the third wave of feminism and the AIDS epidemic. She began working in human services in the early 1990s with LGBT communities of color providing advocacy and counseling in the areas of HIV, mental health, and substance use. Later, she worked in local government in public policy on housing and labor rights. She has a BA in Social Sciences and Journalism and spent two years studying Third World literature at the graduate level at San Francisco State University.