Sheila Quintana

Community Organizer
Sheila Quintana

Sheila Quintana is an immigrant from Mexico who grew up in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Through public campaigns and community education on the system of detention and incarceration, she organized with Migrant Power Movement to stop the deportations of Philadelphia area community members at risk of being separated from their families. She has worked to build power across of the state with poor communities, immigrant and non-immigrant, to change what is politically possible in Pennsylvania. Sheila served as statewide co-coordinator with the Movement of Migrant Leaders in Pennsylvania in the fight for driver’s licenses for undocumented people, and as the Southeast PA Field Coordinator with Put People First PA in the fight for universal healthcare.

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