Aimee Benitez (Zimbabwe)


Aimee Benitez

Aimee Benitez (she/her) was born in Guatemala, where she lived for the first four years of her life before migrating to the U.S. She is currently at UCLA double majoring in International Development Studies and Public Affairs. Throughout her time at UCLA, Aimee has served in a wide variety of leadership roles including being a student advocate for undocumented immigrants and as a policy fellow for the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute where she further connects her passions for mobilization, data analysis, and research to create sustainable policy change. Between her background as a student of global relations, interests in grassroots advocacy, research experience, and incessant advocacy for development she finds that they all contribute to her deep commitment to the Advocacy Project's mission.



19 Aug

Saying Goodbye— My Experience with The Advocacy Project & WAP

As the summer is ending, As I am disembarking the last weeks of my role

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Posted Aug 19, 2022

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17 Aug

The Importance of Storytelling: Sharing my Experience with DACA at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans

On July 6, 2022, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans held its

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Posted Aug 17, 2022

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07 Jul

The Power of Advocacy and Solidarity

America is in a state of emergency— women are undergoing a direct war on reproductive

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Posted Jul 07, 2022

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