Melissa Morales is the Founder and President of Somos Votantes (C4) & Somos PAC (527) and the Director of the Winning Jobs Narrative Project. In 2022, Somos ran a $23 million dollar Latino-focused electoral program focused in battleground states for the 2022 midterm elections, including the key states of Arizona, Nevada, and Michigan. In 2020, via Somos Votantes (C4) and Somos PAC (527), Melissa ran a $33 million program across 9 battleground states for the Presidential and key U.S. Senate races. In addition, Melissa served as the 2020 Planning Consultant for the Statewide Arizona Wins program as well as the Florida State Director for Win Justice - a coalition of seven organizations, including SEIU, Community Change Action, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Color of Change PAC, and multiple grassroots state organizations. Melissa’s previous roles include Research Director for Equis Research, Executive Director of SEIU Florida, 2018 Win Justice Florida State Director, and she also previously managed IE Programs for the 2016 Presidential Campaign in battleground states with SEIU. Through her work, Melissa has supported progressive candidates across the country, helped pass minimum wage ballot initiatives and helped restore voting rights to disenfranchised voters. Melissa is happiest when she’s surrounded by family - who anchors her and is the reason she does this work.