Andres Zambrano

Andres Zambrano

Andres is a graphic designer and part of the FLIC communications team. Born in 1993 in Valencia, Venezuela, he has experience in the field of arts and graphic design. He arrived in the USA in 2017 as a political refugee due to his work as an independent journalist and...
Laura Muñoz

Laura Muñoz

Laura Estefania Muñoz is a community organizer, survivor, and advocate for immigrant rights and gender justice. Born and raised in Colombia, Laura came to Miami in 2006 as an undocumented youth and graduated from the George Washington University in 2016 with a degree...
Edwin Castro

Edwin Castro

Edwin Castro is originally from Cartagena, Colombia. In 2013, after finishing high school, he obtained an academic scholarship to pursue Accounting and Business Administration degrees at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. During Edwin’s time at college,...
Renata Bozzetto

Renata Bozzetto

Renata first joined FLIC as a volunteer in 2011, when the We Are Florida campaign was taking shape. Throughout the years, Renata maintained a commitment to social justice and continued to elevate our communities through education, community service, and civic...
Patricia Bernal

Patricia Bernal

Patricia came from Colombia to live in the United States in 2000. She has a degree in Marketing and Administration and more than 25 years of experience with multinational companies in Colombia and Miami. Since she was a teenager, she joined the YWCA (Association of...
Sabrina Beydoun

Sabrina Beydoun

Sabrina Beydoun is a second-generation Arab-American womxn, born to Lebanese Muslim parents. Raised in South Florida, she was first radicalized by nature of her Arab-femme identity and it’s implication within a patriarchial and post-9/11 Islamophobic America. Her...
Sharlia Lebreton Gulley

Sharlia Lebreton Gulley

Sharlia was first politicized on her college campus, Cal State LA, as a scholar activist organizing against student fees, tuition freezes and required ethnic studies curriculum. She was further politicized post Trayvon Martin as a founding organizer of “J4TMLA”, later...
Giovanni Bravo Ruiz

Giovanni Bravo Ruiz

Giovanni is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico where he majored in Modern Languages & Literature. His passion for education and youth leadership development led him to migrate from Puerto Rico to Florida in 2015 seeking a better financial future and...
Melissa Taveras

Melissa Taveras

Melissa Taveras is a Miami-based journalist, public relations and communications expert, with expertise in international relations, sustainability, and social causes. The insight she gained as a journalist and working in the entertainment industry helped catapult her...
Adriana Rivera

Adriana Rivera

Adriana is a native of Puerto Rico and has a BA in Communications from the University of Puerto Rico. She has worked in the private and non-profit sectors, bringing forward her knowledge of marketing and communications strategies. Since her debut into political work,...
Yareliz Mendez-Zamora

Yareliz Mendez-Zamora

Born and raised in Miami, Yareliz grew up listening to her Nicaraguan family’s immigration stories and constantly draws inspiration from them. She graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s in English and History, as well as a Minor in Latin American...