Speaker Profile

Crystal Zermeno

Director of Electoral Strategy
Texas Organizing Project

Crystal Zermeno, Director of Electoral Strategy, is a thirteenth generation Tejana and was part of the first generation in her family to have the opportunity to attend a four-year university. For 20 years she has been in labor, political and community organizing. She got her start on the Justice for Janitors campaign in California and has worked on electoral campaigns in California, Texas and New Mexico. She is the architect of TOP’s Texas electoral strategy and path to winning Texas and for seven years has been leading our electoral engagement program in the state. She is a board member for