Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro is a Latinx writer, speaker, and mental health educator based in Salt Lake City. She has written about trauma, disability, sex work policy, and health for HuffPost, Allure, Bustle, Healthline, NYLON, The Salt Lake Tribune, and more.
As a founding member of the Sex Workers Outreach Project's Salt Lake City Chapter, Kyli co-coordinates SWOP SLC's street-based outreach program and harm reduction efforts. She is the assistant youth coordinator for the Youth Empowered Solutions to Succeed grant at the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, which aims to improve health outcomes for youth experiencing homelessness and/or severe mental illness. She sits on the board of Utah's Disability Law Center, as well as the Utah Harm Reduction Coalition. She also serves on several advisory boards that inform policy related to homelessness, mental health services, and abuse prevention.
In recognition of her work as a journalist and advocate, Kyli was the recipient of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Young Adult Leadership Voice Award in 2018.