Deonna (she/her) joined LAANE in 2022 as an Outreach Specialist for the RePower LA campaign. In 2023 Deonna then transitioned to a Community Organizer for the Long Beach for a Just Economy campaign.
Prior to LAANE, Deonna worked as a union grocery worker for 16 years. She graduated from California State University Northridge, with a B.A. in English/Creative Writing in 2013.