Speaker Profile

Nanci Palacios

Nanci Palacios
Lead Community Organizer

Nanci Palacios is a DACA recipient and Lead Community Organizer with Faith in Florida. Nanci has seen fears rise in immigrant communities as local sheriffs have upped arrests and detentions to help federal immigration agents deport immigrants. When a Florida sheriff misled Nanci’s team about his agreement with U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, Nanci organized a voter education campaign around the sheriff’s race. Nanci is also is an intervenor in a Texas-led lawsuit seeking to end DACA, and is Lead Organizer with the Faith in Florida Action Fund, a C4 organization. In the last election, the Fund worked to get Amendment 4 passed, which restored voting rights to returning citizens.