Elisabeth Ortega, Board Secretary


Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Elisabeth is a proud community organizer, community leader, advocate, and mother of her one year old son Nori. She has been working to change social conditions in our community and in schools regarding ending the school to prison pipeline.

Elisabeth, the child of a long-time movement leader in the South Bronx, has been engaging in organizing work since she was a child. She eventually joined as a youth member of Youth On the Move, a youth organizing project of Mothers On the Move. She quickly become a leader amongst her peers and eventually came to organizer the project.

Elisabeth has a wealth of organizing and movement work experience that she will bring to the board of FIERCE and the work we have planned in 2020 and beyond.