Cindy Garcia is a first-generation Iowan from Sioux City. She graduated from the University of Iowa in May 2018 with degrees in journalism/mass communication and history, along with a fundraising and philanthropy certificate. She currently serves as the Communications Associate at the ACLU of Iowa, where she oversees the organization's social media presence, among other duties. Prior to joining the ACLU, she interned at the International Writing Program and was an editor at The Daily Iowan in Iowa City. She is passionate about uplifting the voices and stories of underrepresented people, especially in the Latinx community. In her free time, you can usually find Cindy watering her houseplants, eating at the newest restaurant in town, or scrolling through Twitter.
Communications Associate, American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa