Mónica López Romo is an Associate in The Raben Group’s Los Angeles office, where she combines her passion for Latinx politics, immigrant rights, and criminal justice with efficient research and project management skills to help client advance their policy campaign efforts. As part of the issue campaign practice area at Raben, Mónica’s clients include the Campaign for College Opportunity, YouTube Social Impact, and Diverse Asset Managers Initiative.
Prior to joining Raben, Mónica was the Program Coordinator of Constituency Services at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund. There, she coordinated logistical efforts for NALEO’s national and regional policy institutes and annual conferences. She is an alumna of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, where she was a congressional intern for Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.).
Mónica earned a B.A. in political science and government from California State University, Northridge. Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, her family immigrated to Los Angeles when she was 5 years old. Mónica is privileged to benefit from the Obama-era program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. When she is not fighting for her community, Mónica enjoys listening to music, attending concerts, learning about astronomy, and spending time in nature.