Guerra Vásquez is a self-described GuatemaLAngelino: born in Guatemala City and raised there and in Los Angeles, California. As a multi-disciplinary artist, Tavo has performed in and organized several cultural events and has been featured at events throughout the U.S. He has also worked as an Interpreter, Youth and Family counselor and Elementary School teacher serving predominantly Latino and Latina youth in Northern and Southern California. His academic research focuses on cultural productions and social movements in the Central American diasporas, particularly those of Guatemalans and Salvadorans in the U.S. GusTavo is a doctoral candidate at the University of California at Berkeley in the Comparative Ethnic Studies program with a Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender and Sexuality.