Mackenzie Sheldon is the Digital Campaigns Manager at IRAP. In this role, Mackenzie helps IRAP supporters mobilize to advance refugee rights through advocacy, fundraising, and community-building.
Prior to joining IRAP, Mackenzie coordinated communications and community partnerships at Americans for Immigrant Justice, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting immigrants’ rights through direct legal aid, litigation, advocacy, and outreach. Before her tenure at Americans for Immigrant Justice, Mackenzie helped raise funds and awareness for the Miami Film Festival as part of the Brand & Sponsorships team.
Mackenzie holds a B.A. and M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Miami. She speaks English and Spanish and has volunteered as a translator and interpreter for immigrants navigating the U.S. legal system.