Ariana Gil Nafarrate
Originally from Tijuana, Mexico, Ariana has organized around migrant rights, women’s rights and youth issues in the Bay Area since 2008. She graduated from SFSU majoring in RAZA Studies and currently works as MUA’s Immigrant Rights Lead Organizer where she focuses on grassroots organizing, leadership development and political education. She has worked with various coalitions in the Bay Area to promote and defend the rights of immigrants, women and domestic workers at the local, statewide, national and international level. In the fall of 2016, she moved into MUA’s new Organizing Director position which is responsible for supervising MUA’s four staff organizers and designing and implementing organizing trainings and political education for staff and members.