Staff Spotlight: Welcome Ruby Méndez López, ICP Community Organizer!

Ruby Mendez LópezRuby Méndez López (she/her/hers) joined our Immigrants and Communities Program as a Community Organizer this summer! Ruby has collaborated with Nebraska Appleseed on numerous projects, including being a statewide leader for our Power of Participation Series and most recently as an artist advocate for the Meatpacking Workers coalition. Ruby brings a wealth of experience from her previous roles as a 2020 intern for Senator Tony Vargas, a bilingual campus guide at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, and as the chair of the Nebraska Cultural Unity Conference.

“I’ve been working alongside Nebraska Appleseed since I was in high school. I knew then my values aligned with this organization and I am excited to be on staff and create opportunities for others to get involved, find their voices, and fight for justice for all Nebraskans.” – Ruby

Ruby enjoys working closely with Nebraskans to build community power and a democracy that creates real, social change, during the election cycle and beyond. Whether it’s registering to vote or contacting your representatives, you can reach out to Ruby for help at

1 thought on “Staff Spotlight: Welcome Ruby Méndez López, ICP Community Organizer!”

  1. Welcome, Ruby!

    You’ve had some great successes ready- congratulations!

    Next to tackle: Long Term Care. There are some sad conditions there right now.

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