Melquiades Fernandez is a Virginia activist. Fernandez joined New Virginia Majority as an immigrant rights organizer in 2014. His work has primarily focused on a driver's license campaign to extend driving privileges to the Commonwealth's undocumented population. Prior to moving to Virginia, Melqui was a part of the Center for Third World Organizing's MAAP Program which trains new organizers of color. 
Virginia Day of Action Against Student Debt
Virginia Student Power Network, organized Sunday 17 January 2016, till Monday 18 January 2016 in Richmond "a public Statewide Speak-Out Against Student Debt, rallying at the Capitol, meeting with legislators, and demonstrating our power..."
Those indicating their support on the Wherevent website included Melquiades Fernandez, Anelle Mensah, Lucas Rodriguez, Reid Parker, Brigitte Coles, Emma White, Izzy Pezzulo, Kailah Hartsfield, Lindsay Mottola, Laura Cross, Phoebe Bugay, Amanda Claire Ritchie, Aaida Tesfa, Giancarla Rojas, Liz Janot Montalvo, Atisha Amin, Bemnet Gebreyesus Agata, MaryAnn Vega, Ava Camille, Scott Loudin, Rondene Grinam, Carii Rodriguez, Geoffrey Payne Colaizzi, Brian Cameron, Erica Miller, Claire Wyatt, Kalia Harris, Samyukta Venkat, Samantha Parsons, Camila Aranguíz-Allende, Sarah Shinton, Amanda Grace Montalvo, Hannah Beaman, Moige Nyamweya, Rodrigo Velasquez, Rolando Flores-Santos, Farah Alashqar, Noah Goodwin, Beatrice Ohene-Okae, Todd Le, Ian Nakayama, .
Tram Nguyen August 13, 2016.
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New Virginia Majority
In 2017 Melquiades Fernandez, was Immigrant Rights Organizer for New Virginia Majority.
New Virginia Majority 10th Anniversary Gala
Tram Nguyen February 26, 2017;