Sulma Arias

Sulma Arias
Advisory Board
Executive Director, People's Action

Sulma Arias is the executive director of People’s Action Institute and People’s Action, a national network of state and local grassroots power-building organizations united in fighting for justice. In this role, Sulma is coming home to the network, having previously served as the lead for immigration and worker justice for National People’s Action.

Prior to returning to People’s Action, Sulma was the director of immigration and power building for Community Change and Community Change Action. Before joining Community Change, Sulma was the executive director for Sunflower Community Action in Kansas, a multi-racial grassroots organization that worked on issues of racial and economic inequality and immigrant justice.