“Mi existir es resistir.” ― Jennicet Gutiérrez
Yanelis Martinez is an Executive Assistant based in Alloy’s DC office.
As a recent college graduate, Yanelis moved to DC in 2018 to work with Planned Parenthood Action Fund supporting their Organizing and Electoral Campaigns Department.
A queer woman of color, Yanelis is very passionate about the state of our democracy and has been working for the past 5 years supporting grass roots based organizing efforts in her community.
In her spare time, you can find Yanelis tending to her many plants and organizing her friends and family to join her in the “good fight” in the US and abroad. Originally from the Dominican Republic (DR), Yanelis is the co-founder of a community based organization in DR that works to represent and advocate on behalf of young people and the most marginalized in the community of Monte Bonito. You can learn more about this organization here.
Yanelis is a proud graduate of the New York state public education system holding a BA in Politics, Economics and Law from the State University of New York College at Old Westbury.