Meet Joaquin Guerra: Web of Change 2011 Fellow

Joaquin Guerra is the Director of New Organizing for the Campaign for Community Change. He previously served as the Campaign Director for Presente.org, where he managed campaigns that use the Internet to give their members ongoing opportunities strengthen the political voice of the Latino community, on the issues they care about. Before Presente.org, he served as a New Media Campaign Manger for Service Employees International Union (SEIU) where he led SEIU’s online campaigns for immigration reform, member to member political engagement and independent expenditure campaigns. Before working at SEIU, he served as Deputy New Media Director for the Richardson for President Campaign and Director of New Media for Governor Richardson's successful 2006 re-election. He has over 12 years of national campaign and political experience at the local, state and national levels, as well as working in the Texas Legislature and community organizing.

Joaquin is ready to help unite grassroots and online organizers at Web of Change this year:

"It's people who have the experience of being traditional organizers, who understand how technology and the internet tactically integrate into the strategy of a campaign, in terms of delivering a certain outcome."