Communications Strategist/Writer


Communications & Media Advocacy



Rocío Ortega is a communications strategist/writer at the ACLU of Southern California. 

Rocío joined the SoCal affiliate in 2021. Her work consists of writing media content including blogs and articles, and works to amplify and publicize the work of ACLU SoCal. 

Previously, Rocío worked at the United Nations Foundation implementing gender equity leadership programs abroad, Save the Children International advocating for girls' rights at the United Nations, and Georgetown University's Institute for International Migration conducting research on unaccompanied minors. Rocío earned her degree from Wellesley College in Political Science and Latin American Studies and a Master's degree from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.