Gabriel (he/him/él) joined LAANE in 2021 as an organizing fellow. After participating in the summer internship with RePower LA, he joined the Long Beach campaign as an organizer under the LAANE Action Fund and then as field operation lead during two political campaigns before joining the Long Beach for a Just Economy team as a full-time community organizer in 2022.
Prior to LAANE, Gabriel worked at UPS, wrote and managed the Features section of his college newspaper, interned at the LA Review of Books, and organized at SCOPE in South LA. He first started organizing with groups like Students for Education Reform, MEChA, and Red Readers at Whittier College, where he graduated in 2020 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in English.