Marcia Olivo

Executive Director, Miami Workers Center

Marcia Olivo was born and raised in the Dominican Republic, at the age of 21 she immigrated to the United States. In the process of filling out immigration documents, Marcia had to identify herself with one of the ethnic groups listed on the form. Before this moment, she was not aware of her racial and ethnic identity. Within two years of arriving to the United States she began to work as a Community Organizer. Marcia Olivo is now a leader dedicated to improving the lives of working class communities in Miami.