Brenda Martell

Newark, New Jersey Advocacy Corps Organizer

Brenda Martell Garcia

Brenda Martell Garcia is a junior at New Jersey Institute of Technology majoring in Biomedical Engineering with aspirations of becoming a surgeon. A member of Girl Up, Society of Women Engineers and recruiting officer for Pre-Health Society in her campus, Brenda enjoys volunteering and empowering immigrant youth.

After attending Spring Lobby Weekend, Brenda became inspired to learn more about social justice issues and realized the importance of lobbying and advocating for marginalized communities. Originally from Oaxaca, Mexico, she was raised in New Jersey and has advocated on immigration issues both locally and federally.

Background Advocacy Corps 2019-2020 

Meet the 2019-2020 class of Advocacy Corps Organizers. These 20 young adults from around the U.S. will be organizing their communities to end gun violence.