Magali Kincaid is a passionate activist for social justice and civil rights. Born and raised by a single mother in South Central, Los Angeles, she found her voice and passion for organizing while in high school fighting against the adoption of proposition 187. Through this advocacy, she learned the importance of higher education and the opportunities it can bring, she became the first in her family to go to college. While in college, she became involved with M.E.Ch.A and Associated Students Inc., advocating on behalf of low-income students and students of color around local college funding issues and college access. Though she faced many barriers and challenges, she eventually graduated from college and subsequently law school. After which, she dedicated her time to fighting alongside working people and labor unions. Recognizing the importance of higher education and the doors it opened for her, she transitioned to higher education legislation and policy. She advocated with and on behalf of students to ensure they have access and the resources and support they need to succeed in college. Most recently, she has focused her attention on equity in funding and policy in her local K12 school district. She has specifically focused on ensuring the most vulnerable students, including youth of color and English Language Learners get the attention and critical resources they need and deserve. During her free time she focuses on local policy, community and political organizations, holding elected officials accountable and helping elect progressive candidates but most importantly on the betterment of her community. She and her partner are currently raising their family in Arden Arcade along with their three cats and two dogs!
Social Justice Advocate