Joseline Garcia

Public Citizen Inc.

Joseline Garcia worked as the California and New York student organizing manager at Bernie Sanders for President and now works as an associate with Solidarity Strategies. Previously, she was the primary student negotiator to the Department of Education on the Borrower Defense Negotiated Rulemaking, and served as the president of the United States Student Association, the nation’s oldest and largest student organization. She is the daughter of Mexican and Guatemalan immigrants, and a first-generation alumni of the University of California, Santa Barbara. While at UCSB, she organized the largest Million Student March in the country, where more than 1,500 students participated, and she led a successful and historic campaign for the Latino student community to demand increases in and retention of their community at the school.