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Andrea Cristina Mercado

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Campaign Director
National Domestic Workers Alliance

Andrea Cristina Mercado is a Co-Founder and Campaign Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and Co-Chair of the We Belong Together Campaign. Andrea has been organizing immigrant women since 2001. From 2004-2012 she was Community Organizer and Political Director at Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA), where she coordinated the California Domestic Worker Coalition that spearheaded the successful passage of Domestic Worker Bill of Rights legislation. She now supports domestic worker campaign initiatives across the country. She is passionate about leadership development, organizing and movement building. As Co-Chair of We Belong Together she leads a movement that inspires women from all walks of life to come together for immigration reform.