Beverly Duran is a New York City native who moved to San Francisco in 2020. She is passionate about building people power through organizing to address worker’s rights, racial equity, and wealth inequality. She currently works as a Representative/ Organizer at IFPTE Local 21, where she educates, trains and organizes City and County SF employees about labor rights and social justice. Prior to joining IFPTE, she worked as an organizer for SEIU, 32BJ in NYC and Washington DC. Here she helped thousands of workers organize and achieve a $15 minimum wage (now $19), health benefits, and other bargaining rights. One of the notable accomplishments that came from her time with 32BJ was to help win nearly $1 million dollars in wage and hour violations for airport workers while working on a degree in IT and teaching middle school girls how to code. Beverly graduated from the University Of Richmond where she studied Rhetoric and Sociology. In her free time, she enjoys weightlifting, salsa dancing, and drawing.