Since a trip to El Salvador with a women’s right solidarity group in 2000, Natalie has been propelled by social justice and immigrant rights causes. Natalie is originally from Kansas, where she was active in student, interfaith, and community organizations. She earned a master’s degree in social policy from the London School of Economics, where she worked on migration, women’s rights, and grassroots participation. Natalie then moved to Portland, OR, where she was an organizer for Causa, Oregon’s Immigrant Rights Organization. She now lives in Washington D.C. and is part of the national staff of Jobs With Justice, where she works on the POWER Campaign to stop the exploitation of and retaliation against immigrant workers.