Community Engagement and Organizing Manager, Comunidades Unidas
Thursday, March 18, On-Demand Flash Session – Justicia Ambiental y Justicia Social: Intersectional Approaches to Social Justice
Maria Montes joined Comunidades Unidas as an intern in 2015 while earning a degree in Economics at the University of Utah. In her career as a Latinx community organizer, she has advocated for affordable health care, women's health programs, expanded voter registration, and immigrant rights. Maria currently serves CU as Community Engagement and Organizing Manager, leading teams of community organizers ("promotoras") and immigration advocates.