Equality Florida Hires Largest Statewide LGBTQ Election Team in US

Equality Florida, the state’s largest LGBTQ advocacy organization, grows in strength and in staff. Today, Equality Florida announced the largest elections team in its 23-year history, bringing the staff total to 16. The additions make Equality Florida the largest state LGBTQ electoral program in the country.

 

“We live in the most important political real estate in the country. Pro-equality voters will make the difference on Election Day. We are thrilled to bring together some of the most talented minds in Florida’s LGBTQ movement,” said Wes Davis, Equality Florida Field Director. “We are mobilizing over 560,000 pro-equality voters this election cycle. Our Team reflects the state's diversity and prioritizes the issues LGBTQ Floridians care about.”

 

Equality Florida is in the midst of a massive pro-equality voter turnout program across the Sunshine State. Upon launching its largest election program in the organization’s history in June 2020, Equality Florida has contacted over 717,000 pro-equality voters in Florida, filled over 700 volunteer shifts, and held over 30 virtual grassroots events.

 

Field Organizers

 

Yordanos Molla

Senior Field Organizer

Tampa, FL

 

Yordanos joined Equality Florida as the Senior Field Organizer. Previously, she was an Organizer at Black Youth Project 100 and Advocates for Youth. She was also a field fellow for Equality Florida.

 

Salvatore Vieira

Field Organizer

Orlando, FL

 

Salvatore Vieira was born and raised in Orlando, where he is the Central Florida Field Organizer with Equality Florida. Previously, he worked as a Field Organizer in the Central Florida area for Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, as well as Organizing Together 2020.
 

Sebastian Leon

Field Organizer

Miami, FL

 

Sebastian is a Colombian-born graduate of the University of South Florida, with a degree in History & Political Science. He joins the Field Staff at Equality Florida having previously worked for legislators such as then-Senator Bill Nelson, and Congresswoman Kathy Castor.

 

Benjamin Stinson-Hurwitz

Field Organizer

St Petersburg, FL

 

Benjamin has deep roots in Pinellas County and he now serves as Equality Florida's Tampa Bay Field Organizer. He has supported and volunteered with Equality Florida for nearly his whole life and has studied Political Science at Florida International University.

 

Field Fellows

 

Ariel Colin-Castruita

Field Fellow

Sarasota, FL

 

Brenno Da Mota

Field Fellow

Orlando, FL

 

Chanz McIntosh

Field Fellow

Orlando, FL

 

Francesca Catena

Field Fellow 

Miami, FL

 

Logan Buffa 

Field Fellow

Tallahassee, FL

 

Mars D’Amico

Field Fellow

Deltona, FL

 

Recquel James

Field Fellow

Poinciana, FL

 

Skoervitch Emile

Field Fellow

Tampa, FL

 

Alexandra Igoe

Field Fellow

Lakeland, FL

 

Kristoph Marczinkowski

Field Fellow

Lakeland, FL

 

Ignacia Araya

Public Policy Fellow 

Miami, FL

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