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Rebecca De León (she/any) joins the ACLU of Idaho team as Communications Director, bringing more than 10 years of professional experience in communications and journalism, as an advocate for Latines, immigrants, LGBTQ+ communities, women and children, victims of violence, and other communities that have been historically pushed to the edges of respect and resources.

Rebecca is passionate about social progress and journalism, and is currently a board member for Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates, the Alliance of Idaho, Voces Internship of Idaho, and was a recent board member for the ACLU of Idaho. In the past, she’s served on boards for Boise State Public Radio, the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, Mujeres Unidas de Idaho, and more. She is co-founder of The Latino Card, owner of Lion Heart Consulting, LLC, and mother of one young son. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boise State University and is currently enrolled in the University of Texas at El Paso for a bilingual MFA in creative writing.