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Gabriela Melendez Olivera

Political Communications Manager
American Civil Liberties Union

Gabriela Melendez Olivera is a Political Communications Manager for the American Civil Liberties Union. She oversees communications strategy, message development and media relations for the ACLU’s lobbying and mobilization efforts, and for campaigns on key issues such as immigration, digital privacy, criminal justice and LGBTQ rights, among others. Since joining the ACLU in 2016, Gabriela has also been instrumental in communicating the organization's efforts challenging the Trump administration’s unconstitutional and inhumane policies. Before joining the ACLU, Gabriela spearheaded communications efforts on Puerto Rico’s debt relief and for other clients at SKDKnickerbocker and previously worked at the Washington Post. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her amazing dog, Rothko.

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