California born and daughter of Salvadoran immigrants, Katia is a fierce advocate for the rights of workers, women, and immigrants in her community. Katia is currently the Director of Organizing at the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition. She has experience working in community outreach and public health. She was previously a Mass Liberation Organizer with Reclaim Philadelphia, and a lead organizer at Make the Road PA’s Philadelphia office. Before that, she was the Promotores de Salud Program Coordinator at Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania. Katia holds a B.A. in Political Science and Latin American Studies from Temple University and resides in Lower Northeast Philadelphia.