Taylor Romero Hall is the Community Advocate in Outfront Minnesota's Anti-Violence Program. Taylor studied literature and gender at St. Catherine's University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of the Arts degree. Currently, she is working on an MFA in Creative Writing for Children at Hamline University in St. Paul.
A long time community advocate and direct care worker, Taylor entered the non-profit sector in early 2017 working in Homeless Prevention and Homeless Services. Her approach to direct service emphasizes a harm reduction style, as well as trauma and person centered care.
Taylor is a regional trainer and developer, and travels throughout the metro offering a variety of diversity and inclusion trainings. She is a proud woman of color, and has professional and personal competency in racial and LGBTQ equity. In the office, she is a peer counselor and crisis respondent for community members who have experienced violence or bias. Her interest lies in developing meaningful relationships with peers and clients, especially through mutual respect and radical empathy.
In her off time, Taylor enjoys spending time with her wife, dog, and two cats in her South Minneapolis home, as well as playing boardgames, doing puzzles, and experimenting with new food recipes.