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Dior Vargas is a Latina Feminist Mental Health Activist. She is a CrisisTextLine crisis counselor and a facilitator for the Young Adult Support Group at National Alliance on Mental Illness-NYC Metro. She was chosen as a Voices of the Year honoree at #BlogHer15: Experts among Us Conference for her online photo project, People of Color and Mental Illness Photo Project. She was also chosen as a member of the 2014 class of the Women's Media Center's media training program, Progressive Women's Voices. Dior Vargas is a member of NAMI-NYC Metro’s Young Professionals Advisory Board; she holds a B.A. in the Study of Women and Gender from Smith College and an M.S. in Publishing from Pace University.