Speaker Profile

Marisa Franco

Marisa Franco
Not1More Deportation Campaign

Marisa Franco is the #Not1More campaign director. With family hailing from the mining towns of Sonora, Mexico, Franco was born in Guadalupe, Arizona. Marisa organized with low and no-wage Black and Latina/o workers with POWER in San Francisco where she co-wrote the book Towards Land, Work and Power. In New York, she was part of the trailblazing campaign to win the first Domestic Worker Bill of Rights and was a founding member of the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Franco returned to AZ in the wake of SB1070, and subsequently joined the staff of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network where she helped lead national campaigns to stop deportations and turn the tide on the criminalization of migrants. She's a regular contributor to MSNBC, Fox News Latino and other outlets and is the co-author of How we Make Change is Changing: Open Source Campaigns for the 21st Century.