Lorena Soto

Title/Position

Field Coordinator

Department

Border Rights Center

Pronouns

she, her, hers

Lorena Soto is the Field Coordinator for the Border Rights Center in El Paso, TX. As the field coordinator, Lorena collaborates with the four ACLU southwest border affiliates - California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and the ACLU national office bringing to light the challenges faced by border communities. She is a native El Pasoan and first generation American who appreciates the rich culture and community found in a border town.

Lorena is a human rights activist, public speaker and presenter. Her prior social justice work included actively participating in conversations and actions to bring about inclusivity on all fronts at the local and national level. Lorena has lobbied congress and used storytelling to bring about change in public perception of abortion rights in the 1 in 3 Speak Out campaign. She serves on the EL Paso PFLAG board and has collaborated with organizations like Detained Migrant Solidarity Committee, PFLAG El Paso, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger, NARAL TX, and Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center.