PERLA ALVAREZ LUCIO
Pro-Choice Oregon PAC
Perla was born in Estado de México and moved to Portland in 2006. Perla began her involvement in Oregon civic engagement at a young age when she joined the Multnomah Youth Commission. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies. Post-college, Perla organized with the Oregon Student Association (OSA) leading voting registration and Get Out the Vote campaigns in various university and community college campuses. As Legislative Director with the Student Association, she led Oregon Student Associations legislative agenda successfully passing five policy bills including in-state tuition for undocumented Graduate Students. Most recently, Perla led the #WeCountOregon campaign’s statewide field efforts to ensure Hard-to-Count Oregonians got counted in the 2020 census. In her free time, Perla enjoys hiking with her partner, dancing cumbia, and spending time with her family.