In the heart of El Paso, Texas, stands a woman whose commitment to her community knows no bounds. Alexsandra Annello, a pillar in the local landscape, has dedicated herself to uplifting those around her through advocacy, service, and unwavering dedication to equality.
Alexsandra’s journey to becoming a beacon of change in El Paso began with a foundation of resilience and empathy. After experiencing the unexpected loss of her father during her studies at Catholic University, she found solace and renewed purpose at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Here, she not only completed her college degree but also imbibed the ethos of community service that would define her career.
Alexsandra ignited her passion for community building after immersing herself in the arts and nonprofit sectors across Texas for a decade. However, her pivotal role in initiating the Juneteenth El Paso event, now a celebrated city occasion, solidified her reputation as an initiative-taking and inclusive leader.
Throughout her tenure on the El Paso City Council, Alexsandra distinguished herself as a champion for equity and justice. She spearheaded initiatives to enhance access to education, healthcare, and public spaces, recognizing these as fundamental pillars of a thriving community. Her commitment to women’s rights, evidenced by her advocacy against corporate welfare and women’s autonomy in healthcare decisions, earned her widespread admiration and respect.
Now, as she embarks on her campaign for State Representative, House District 77, Alexsandra continues to amplify the voices of those she serves. Her platform is rooted in the principles of education, empowerment, and economic opportunity. Adamantly opposed to policies that undermine public education, such as vouchers and book bans, she stands as a steadfast advocate for the vital role of institutions like UTEP and El Paso Community College in shaping Texas’ future workforce.
Beyond her political endeavors, Alexsandra remains deeply connected to her community. Whether strolling through Memorial Park with her husband Beto and their dog or finding solace in the pages of a book at her local library, she epitomizes the spirit of accessibility and approachability that defines her leadership.
Alexsandra Annello is an example of progress. Her dedication to community, along with her steadfast advocacy for equality and justice, serves as a reminder of the transformative power of compassionate leadership.
Monica is the founder and publisher of Black El Paso Voice. She is an advocate fighting against racism and embracing positive community involvement. She is a lover of God, Puerto Rican cuisine, and the greatest defender of her family. She also enjoy House Music and swears it’s the best music on the planet!