Milena Paez manages the strategic communications operation for NextGen Policy and is responsible for amplifying the organization’s wide range of legislative, policy, programmatic, advocacy, and community engagement initiatives. She administers all press and media communications and supervises the digital outreach program.
She began her career community organizing in rural Central America as a Program Supervisor for an international non-profit, Amigos de las Americas, which sparked her passion for civic engagement. Prior to joining NextGen Policy, she worked on outreach and communications initiatives for the California Secretary of State and the California Assembly Speaker’s Office.
Milena holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Political Science from California State University, Sacramento and was a 2017 HOPE Leadership Institute Fellow. Se habla español.
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