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Alicia Menendez Joins the NDN Team
I am excited to announce a wonderful new addition to the NDN/NPI family - Alicia Menendez. Alicia is a good friend, a thoughtful television commentator, and has spent years working on issues and strategies complementary to our work at NDN. She will be coming on board to help advise me and the NDN team on a wide range of strategic issues, represent us in the media and in public and private gatherings, and continue her advocacy for and study of the Millennial generation and Hispanics. She will be joining us full time later this month.
I've known Alicia for many years now and am very excited to have her join our team. Look for her on the blog, on TV, facebook, twitter and all the ways we all connect these days - soon.
More About Alicia and the Position
Alicia Menendez is a Senior Advisor to NDN and its sister organization, the New Policy Institute. As Senior Advisor, Ms. Menendez will help guide the direction of the two organizations, represent the organization in the national media and at public and private gatherings, and work on NDN/NPI's projects on the rapidly changing American electorate.
Ms. Menendez comes to NDN/NPI as a well-established television commentator and experienced organizer in important emerging communities. You can find her talking about national politics just about every week on the cable news networks, Fox and MSNBC. She is a veteran of both Rock the Vote and Democracia USA, successful organizations dedicated to increasing the participation of Millennials and Hispanics in the electoral process.
She also spent time as a television segment producer and on-air contributor for RNN TV in New York, and was a primary surrogate on her father's successful 2006 bid for the US Senate in New Jersey.
Alicia graduated from Harvard in 2005, and had the honor to deliver the undergraduate commencement speech at her graduation ceremony that year.