Ivanna Gonzalez is a first-generation immigrant from Caracas, Venezuela raised in Miami. She began organizing alongside campus workers as a student at UNC‐Chapel Hill where she got her degree in political science and public policy. She is the former Deputy Director of Policy & Alignment at Blueprint NC where she supported partners in testing Blueprint’s racial equity and collective impact organizing principles through issue‐based campaigns and pilot projects, including police accountability and redistricting reform. Ivanna was previously a college outreach coordinator for the Common Cause NC HBCU Student Action Alliance. She sits on the boards of Democracy NC and the Ignite NC Action Fund.