anabel maldonado


Community Organizer


Demand to Learn

Anabel Maldonado is the lead organizer for Demand to Learn, the ACLU of Arizona campaign aimed at ending systematic practices that cause students to be pushed out of schools. As a community organizer, Anabel has worked for various issue-based campaigns including Proposition 206 which increased the state’s minimum wage and gave over 1 million families paid sick time.

Anabel is a board member of Trans Queer Pueblo, a Phoenix-based organization that serves the migrant LGBTQ+ community through health & legal clinics, arts activism and housing for trans people coming out of immigration detention. She is an alumna of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute where she spent a year working on Capitol Hill advocating for the community and the New American Leaders Project, which trains first and second generation Americans to run for political office.


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