Director and Co-Founder
Marisa Franco is the Director and co-Founder of Mijente, a digital and grassroots hub for Latinx and Chicanx organizing and movement building. In her more than 15 years of work, Marisa has helped lead key campaigns rooted in low-income and communities of color, characterized by their innovation and effectiveness. Franco has also been part of vibrant electoral campaigns, including the effort to oust Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the Gente for Abrams campaign which seeks to mobilize Latinos in the state of Georgia to elect Stacey Abrams for Governor. She is a trusted collaborator with grassroots leaders across the country spanning immigrant rights, racial justice, feminist, LGBTQ and labor movements.