Carmen Medrano

Executive Director
Denver, Colorado

Carmen Medrano is the Executive Director at United for a New Economy. Before her time with UNE, she served in varying roles with the Faith in Action Network, including organizing with Colorado Dreamers to pass legislation allowing instate tuition for undocumented students, and leading a variety of civic engagement programs in six states. During her tenure she organized at a national level with Faith in Action’s Campaign for Citizenship, where she trained grassroots leaders to lead efforts across the country for passage of a comprehensive immigration bill. In the Fall of 2014, she brought her expertise and passion for social change to the Central Valley of California, where she most recently led the merger of five separate affiliate organizations into one powerhouse that works to empower grassroots community leaders to address racial, economic, and health equity. Carmen was born in Mexico and came to the United States at the age of 4.

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