Spring 2017 Congressional Intern
Stephanie Medina is a voting rights advocate who has focused their professional career on empowering voters to take action in their communities through electoral politics. Stephanie began their career as a rural organizer in the 2017 Illinois Gubernatorial Primary, continuing on as a regional field director for the Arizona Democratic Party, field director for Justus for Kansas City and regional political director for Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 Presidential run. In 2019, they were selected as a 2019 Victory Empowerment Fellow by the LGBTQ+ Victory Institute. Most recently, Stephanie worked as a spokesperson and nationwide coordinator establishing language accessible, culturally competent Latinx organizing programs in 17 battleground states for the Progressive Turnout Project. They participated in CHCI as a 2017 Congressional Intern and graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Human Development & Family Studies, with a certificate in Latinx Mental Health Resilience from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.