Giselle López Estrada is FCNL’s young adult program associate. In this role, she supports the development and training of young adults across the country. Specifically, Giselle manages the Spring Lobby Weekend Delegation leaders, a group of young adults who will orchestrate the attendance of their local community members to the yearly conference. Previously she served as the 2022-2023 program assistant for young adult outreach.
Giselle began her journey with FCNL in 2019 after attending her first Spring Lobby Weekend and later formed part of the 2019 Advocacy Corps cohort, through which she lobbied in Texas for gun violence prevention. Giselle later continued her advocacy on the issue of gun violence prevention as part of Giffords 2020 Courage Fellowship, through which she had the opportunity to collaborate with the Giffords Gun Owners for Safety to develop an Hispanic Heritage Month discussion at the one-year anniversary of the El Paso shooting. As a community organizer, Giselle is passionate about mobilizing her community around issues that most affect them.
Giselle graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where she double-majored in Government and Mexican American and Latina/o Studies. While at the University of Texas at Austin, she had the great honor to intern with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, where she supported the San Antonio office in its mission to protect and defend the rights of all Latinos living in the United States and the constitutional rights of all Americans. Giselle recently collaborated with FCNL to organize a delegation of Texans to continue to advocate for a pathway to citizenship.