Antonio Arellano

VP of Communications


NextGen America

Antonio Arellano is a modern-day civil rights advocate and a persistent voice championing social, racial, economic, and environmental justice for all.

​Named one of the most influential Latinos in the United States by Hispanicize, Antonio's social media accounts regularly reach millions of people across the U.S. and around the world. He uses his platforms to advance equity and equality.

​Growing up as an immigrant, Antonio witnessed firsthand the injustices families like his had to endure and became acutely aware of the discrimination they had to tolerate simply because of who they were and where they came from. This upbringing sparked his lifelong passion for human rights.

Antonio serves as the Vice President of Communications at NextGen America, the nation's largest youth voter mobilization organization, where he oversees the implementation of a national strategy to increase the power of young Americans in politics. As a multimedia and communications expert, his culturally competent campaigns have contributed to the empowerment and mobilization of youth-led movements at the state and national levels. Antonio is based out of Texas.