Samantha Schwimmer

Samantha Schwimmer
Community Engagement and Advocacy Coordinator, The San Diego LGBT Community Center

Samantha Schwimmer is an LGBTQ+ activist and artist with roots in the Reproductive Justice movement. She is currently the Community Engagement and Advocacy Coordinator at The San Diego LGBT Community Center, one of the largest LGBTQ+ centers in the nation. In this role, she supports The Center’s public policy and advocacy work, serves as a liaison to community advisory committees, and represents The Center at coalition tables and community events. They also serve on the Board of the San Diego Coalition for Reproductive Justice and as a volunteer crisis counselor. In 2021, they graduated from Bowdoin College where they studied Religion, Anthropology, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, and Theater. While in college, Samantha interned with Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund and served as the President of Bowdoin Hillel and the Bowdoin Reproductive Justice Coalition. She is also an abortion doula, writer, and performer. 

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