Elizabeth Fernandez is Communications Manager to the Movement Voter Project.
Elizabeth Fernandez is a writer, communicator, and longtime activist who has spent years supporting immigrant communities, LGBTQ rights, domestic violence survivors, the labor movement, civic engagement, and more. Born and raised in South Florida to immigrant parents, she developed a deep passion early on for creating change in her community that drove her to service. She’s worked with broad coalitions of nonprofits and community groups on voter education and GOTV campaigns, led online mobilization efforts that have garnered worldwide attention, and has helped register thousands of new voters while serving on the board of Engage Miami, a nonprofit dedicated to youth civic engagement. Through her volunteer work, she has supported a wide range of nonprofits, including Women in Distress, Code for Miami, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Her experience includes more than a decade of working in communications, publishing, and media, including previously serving as communications manager for Florida Immigrant Coalition and FLIC Votes, communications director of SEIU Florida, and managing editor of The New Tropic. She’s also been selected for fellowships with the New Leaders Council, the Center for Community Change Action, and the ReFrame Mentorship program. Currently, she and her wife live in Orlando, Florida.