Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Adriana Barboza

Director of Movement Building
Wellstone Action

Adriana is Director of Movement Building for Wellstone. She has over 15 years’ experience in community organizing, training, and providing technical support to groups on the ground working on electoral efforts and in the democracy field. Adriana has focused on providing technical assistance to the frontline groups engaged in fighting for judicial independence, those groups working to expand democracy and protect voting rights. She has also played a key role in designing and delivering key partnership-based training and technical assistance programs for leading civic engagement organizations and coalitions. Adriana was born in Jalisco, Mexico and grew up on the South Side of Chicago. She began organizing while a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. When she is not on the road, she loves to grill carne asada and spend quality time with her fashionable and photogenic dog Pikete.

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