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Iris Reyes

Ms. Iris Y. Reyes serves as a Field Coordinator for Texas National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health. As Field Coordinator she advocates for Latino women and men social justice. Iris has many years of experience working with South Texas communities,’ promoting health education, reproductive justice, and working on eliminating social inequalities. She has served as a Community Health Worker/ Promotora along Cameron and Hidalgo counties in Texas for over 5 years.  

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Aracely Garcia

Aracely Garcia comes to NLIRH with over 5 years of community organizing and progressive advocacy experience. For over 2 years she worked at the office of Texas State Senator Sylvia Garcia as a scheduler then as a Community Liaison. As a Community Liaison she covered local community issues of the district as well as Reproductive Rights, Immigration, Education, LGTBQ Equality, and Transportation. 

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Paula Saldana

Paula Saldana serves as a Field Coordinator for Texas RAL.  She works with her team to organize the Latino women and men to raise their voices in Texas. Paula has many years of experience in community/political organizing, and a commitment to reproductive health and rights and/or social justice issues. She is an active member of the South Texas Promotora Association. She is also a Leader with the Latina National Institute, Red de Abogacía.

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Nancy Cardenas

Nancy Cardenas is the Texas LAN Associate Director for State Policy and Advocacy at the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH). As the Associate Director for State Policy and Advocacy, Nancy’s work focuses on the development and execution of NLIRH’s advocacy and organizing strategies state-wide.  Specifically, Nancy’s work focuses on the protection of reproductive health and rights of Latinas, specifically the Rio Grande Valley, and the Texas state policy agenda recognizing the intersection of immigration and reproductive healthcare. ​

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Dinorah Martinez

Dinorah Martinez serves as the Education Manager  for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, where she is responsible for building the base of activists willing to take action on issues, developing community leadership, building relationships with key local, state and national stakeholders, and advancing civic engagement strategies.

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Lucy Ceballos Félix

Lucy Ceballos Félix serves as the Associate Director of Field and Advocacy, Texas Latina Advocacy Network where she is responsible for building the base of activists willing to take action on issues, developing community leadership, building relationships with key local, state and national stakeholders, and advancing civic engagement strategies.

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