Lorella Praeli

Co-President, Community Change & Community Change Action


Lorella Praeli is a freedom fighter, movement builder, and adaptive athlete. She is the Co-President of Community Change and its sister organization, Community Change Action. Lorella is passionate about building collective power to win transformative policy change at all levels of government so that people can thrive. Most recently, she was the ACLU’s Deputy National Political Director, where she fought to defend and expand the rights of immigrants and refugees. Prior to joining the ACLU, Lorella mobilized the Latinx vote as Hillary Clinton’s National Latino Vote Director and served as United We Dream’s Director of Advocacy and Policy, where she led the campaign to implement DACA and was part of the team that persuaded the Obama administration to protect four million undocumented Americans through DAPA.