Natalia Rodriguez is Philadelphia Contemporary’s Development Assistant. Originally from San Antonio, TX, Natalia has worked in many capacities of non-profit arts organizations including Grant Writing, Education, and Development. Natalia is interested in implementing new systems that encourage cultivating relationships with Philadelphia’s communities to better serve its population. Natalia is the founder of Solita Zine, a risograph printed publication showcasing emerging artists of color to encourage story-telling within and beyond Philadelphia. Solita also serves as a platform to raise awareness and support for asylum seeking/immigrant families, women and children through community events and fundraisers.