PODER

A grassroots, environmental justice organization based in San Francisco’s Mission District

Reina Tello

Community Organizer

Reina is a community organizer at PODER, born and raised in San Francisco. Eldest daughter of Jesse & Juana Ines, two community organizers, Reina aspires to continue their legacy.

Being taught from an early age that people who are united can achieve any goal, Reina wants unity in her community to be the force that reclaims lands and puts it in the peoples hands.

Inspired by her daughters Alyssa and Marisol, two amazing community leaders, she is determined to organize for environmental & economic rights and ensure a stable legacy for all future generations.