“For years border communities have been militarized by CBP. We have been abused and criminalized by those who are supposed to protect this country. The time for change is now. SBCC’s work is critical to pointing the way to much needed reform. We will continue to uplift the stories and the silenced voices of our family and friends in our communities.”
Andrea Guerrero serves as the Executive Director of Alliance San Diego,which serves as a community empowerment organization that builds coalitions to promote justice and social change.
As the Co-Chair of the Southern Border Communities Coalition, Mrs. Guerrero serves as one of numerous California representatives who advocate for the rights of migrants in southern California.
Mrs. Guerrero is the former Field & Policy Director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. Prior to that, she practiced immigration law before administrative, federal district and appellate courts. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley Law School (J.D. 1999), University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs (M.A. 1994), and Stanford University (B.A. 1992). Originally from Mexico City, Ms. Guerrero views the world from a binational, bicultural, and bilingual lens. She has dedicated her professional life to protecting civil rights and advancing social justice.