Yadira Sanchez, Executive Director, Poder Latinx
Yadira Sanchez is an advocate for Latinx civic empowerment and has worked tirelessly throughout her career to advance the rights and collective power of the Latinx community, as a proud daughter of immigrants. She co-founded and is currently serving as Executive Director of Poder Latinx, a civic and social justice organization dedicated to building Latinx political power.
Previously, Yadira served as the Development Director for Mi Familia Vota, where she helped raise over $20 million and expanded the number of strategic partnerships with major organizations and allies to increase year-round civic participation within the Latinx community. Yadira is proud to serve on several nonprofit boards including America’s Voice, Dialogue on Diversity, Family Values @ Work Action, and Western Resource Advocates as well as sitting on the managing committee for Democracy Partners, a firm committed to fighting for progressive values and a truly democratic society for all human beings.