Ivan Garcia offers extensive experience as a community and campaign organizer with communications and public affairs expertise.

Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Ivan supported efforts to defend access to abortion and reproductive freedom by supporting statewide propositions in North Carolina, Michigan, Kentucky, and Vermont as part of the National ACLU’s team.

Ivan successfully managed field operations for Yes on H, a two-thirds requirement parcel tax renewing and protecting $11.5 Million annually in local revenue to Oakland Unified School District to fund college and career readiness programs, and worked with LEG to elect Assemblymember Mia Bonta during her 2021 special elections. 

As an organizer and communicator, Ivan has supported various nonprofits with his skills, including America Votes, Brady, and Dream Corps – working on a host of issues from voting rights, gun violence prevention, and criminal justice reform. 

Ivan is an Oakland native currently completing a degree at UC Davis in Political Science and Communications. He enjoys long hikes, reading, and spending time with his family. Ivan is bilingual with fluency in Spanish.