Andreya Garcia-Ponce De Leon

Policy Associate, San Bernardino Free Them All

Andreya is an Activist, Actor, Artist, and Advocate for Policy Reform. Andreya was introduced to Activism at an early age, growing up in East Los Angeles from a family that included Migrant Farm Workers and local American Civil Rights Activists. Andreya’s longtime passions have always been related to Art, Activism, and Law.

Andreya united with the American Civil Liberties Union, and started a career in Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense Law at 17. Her mentor practiced both, emphasizing on First Amendment Law. Andreya also became a community organizer and began organizing local events in North and South East Los Angeles with her Father in her free time. Andreya studied Acting, Art, Criminal Justice, and later became a Professional Makeup Artist. Andreya works with organizations to provide resources, to women and children of abuse, and annually donates prom makeup services to students with financial hardships. She volunteers with, and is a member of advocacy groups devoted to the mission of Prison Abolition, providing Homeless, and Immigration services. Andreya co-founded San Bernardino Free Them All to bring much needed resources to incarcerated people, and families that are impacted by the justice system in the Inland Empire; including, a jail and prison conditions project that focuses on civil rights violations. Pre Covid-19, Andreya was involved with job placement for folx with a conviction record facing barriers to employment.

Andreya has also been directly impacted by the carceral system at different points in her life, including as a teen, young adult, and remains impacted today through the mass incarceration of family members. Andreya has dedicated her focus to Criminal Justice policy reform at the County, State and Federal level, and is proud to be a part of this empowering Movement to Liberate, Restore, and Activate power to all oppressed people.

Andreya Garcia-Ponce De Leon

Policy Associate, San Bernardino Free Them All

Andreya is an Activist, Actor, Artist, and Advocate for Policy Reform. Andreya was introduced to Activism at an early age, growing up in East Los Angeles from a family that included Migrant Farm Workers and local American Civil Rights Activists. Andreya’s longtime passions have always been related to Art, Activism, and Law.

Andreya united with the American Civil Liberties Union, and started a career in Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense Law at 17. Her mentor practiced both, emphasizing on First Amendment Law. Andreya also became a community organizer and began organizing local events in North and South East Los Angeles with her Father in her free time. Andreya studied Acting, Art, Criminal Justice, and later became a Professional Makeup Artist. Andreya works with organizations to provide resources, to women and children of abuse, and annually donates prom makeup services to students with financial hardships. She volunteers with, and is a member of advocacy groups devoted to the mission of Prison Abolition, providing Homeless, and Immigration services. Andreya co-founded San Bernardino Free Them All to bring much needed resources to incarcerated people, and families that are impacted by the justice system in the Inland Empire; including, a jail and prison conditions project that focuses on civil rights violations. Pre Covid-19, Andreya was involved with job placement for folx with a conviction record facing barriers to employment.

Andreya has also been directly impacted by the carceral system at different points in her life, including as a teen, young adult, and remains impacted today through the mass incarceration of family members. Andreya has dedicated her focus to Criminal Justice policy reform at the County, State and Federal level, and is proud to be a part of this empowering Movement to Liberate, Restore, and Activate power to all oppressed people.

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