Janelle Acevedo

Janelle (She/Her/Ella) is the Program Coordinator on the Florida ATLAS Team. She has experience working in legislation, government affairs, legal nonprofits and working with minoritized populations such as women and immigrants. Janelle is committed to being a lifelong learner, fostering strategic partnerships and bringing awareness. 

Janelle is an advocate for social impact change through social justice education, amplifying diverse narratives, and informed acts of service. She is a graduate of Florida International University where she earned her B.A. in Anthropology. As an anthropologist, Janelle understands the power that storytelling has in changing stigmas and narratives and is committed to doing so as a Program Coordinator. Shatterproof’s commitment to increasing accessibility aligns with Janelle’s mission and values and she is ecstatic to be a part of the ATLAS team.

Her immigrant family settled in Miami, Florida and she spends her free time trying new foods, reading romance and science fiction books, volunteering in her community, and spending time with her family.