Irene is the Director of Community Outreach, Indigenous Relations. After having completed various of social work courses and jobs with FOTF Young parents program, Emergency medical Technician (EMT), and Addiction Counselor, Irene grew a passion for social justice and began her journey as a human rights and civil rights activist. Irene has been a part of several movements, including immigration rights and the anti-GMO protests. As a Native Apache/Tejano Woman, she has spent time in North Dakota at the Oceti Sakowin camp in solidarity with the Sioux tribe and the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Since her journey as an activist she has been a co-organizer with Revolution LA from it's early stages of organizing and growing. When Irene is not out fighting for social justice, she is with her two sons traveling and enjoying nature tourism/ ecotourism or doing some sort of extreme sport.