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Elbert Garcia

Director of Strategic Communications

Born and raised in Washington Heights, New York, Elbert Garcia has spent the last two decades working to lift up the voices and experiences of people of color and immigrants. His work has included everything from digital journalism at The New York Times to serving as senior press staffer for Democratic politicians at the national and state level to consulting on social media and communications strategy with movement groups such as New Florida Majority, the Miami Workers Center and Florida Immigrant Coalition.

The proud father and husband is a first generation Dominican-American alumnus of the Prep for Prep and National Urban Fellows programs and holds a B.A. in Urban Studies from Columbia University and a Master’s in Public Administration from CUNY’s Baruch College.

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