Organizer, Lideres Campesinas
Elizabeth Martinez lives in Arvin, California and is an organizer at Lideres Campesinas, an organization that brings together farm-based working women and supports them to build collectives and coordinate their work statewide.
In this role and beyond, Elizabeth strives to grow leaders to generate community-based political, social, and economic transformation. Elizabeth aims to use her experience her organizational platform to involve more women in Lideres Campesinas and to foster more leaders among farm-working women.
Elizabeth’s current focus is propelling farm-working women into positions of public commissions and decision-making through her organization’s Healthy Solutions campaign. In coordination with this work, Elizabeth ultimately will enroll more members into Lideres Campesinas and building the organization’s state-wide membership.