Belén (she/they) is a proud queer voting rights advocate, organizer, and nonprofit founder born in Jalisco, Mexico. She became a naturalized citizen in 2018 and shortly after became a VDR in East Texas and got to work to register as many folks as possible to vote in her community. She has prior experience in the Texas Legislature, community organizing, and campaign and nonprofit fundraising. She is passionate about tapping into the political potential of marginalized communities. When she’s not working on passion projects, you can find her tending to her plant babies or skateboarding.
Republicans have spent decades cultivating talent and investing for the long run, and right now we’re paying the price. Republicans control 30 state legislatures, 28 governors mansions, and are just a few seats away from regaining control of Congress. Together with an activist Supreme Court, they’re enacting policies that turn back progress on everything from abortion to voting rights to climate change.
Arena is building a new generation of political leaders who will lead the fight to save our democracy and build progressive power for the long run. It’s going to take all of us to make change. Join us in this work.
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