Iridian Lucas Garcia
Iridian Lucas Garcia is a DACAmented organizer residing in the Hudson Valley who works to uplift organizations that support and empower immigrant communities. As a DACA recipient, she experienced firsthand the systemic barriers undocumented students face to achieve a higher education. So as an organizer, she knows that the way to rectify those barriers is to change the systems in place through political advocacy and organizing. Iridian is currently also working as the Coalition and Member Engagement Coordinator at Columbia County Sanctuary Movement, an organization that services and organizes immigrant communities in the Upper Hudson Valley and Capital Region.