Speaker Profile

Lizet Ocampo

Lizet Ocampo
Political Director
People For the American Way

Lizet Ocampo is the national Political Director at People For the American Way, where she runs the organization’s political activities in federal, state, and local elections across the country, including the Next Up Victory Fund and the Latinos Vote! programs. Next Up Victory Fund helps young progressives win state and local elections. Ocampo has more than a decade of political experience, having worked in the White House, both Obama campaigns (including Chicago headquarters), as a leadership staffer for Democrats in Congress, and in helping to set up the first Latino super PAC in the country.

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