She is a 43-year-old worker, janitor, union leader, educator, and mother of two who came to the United States from El Salvador 20 years ago. As a worker in the janitorial industry and a member of the SEIU-USWW union, she helped lead the charge for the Ya Basta! campaign. and participated in the hunger strike that led to the passage of California Assembly Bill AB 1978 and AB 547 in 2019. Veronica is part of the executive committee at the National TPS Alliance, which is working toward legislation so that the approximately 450,000 current TPS participants can obtain permanent residence in the US. Veronica is a community mental health and HIV prevention educator in Los Angeles County. She co-founded the Ya Basta Center, where women and men throughout the state of California are currently being trained to teach workplace sexual harassment and abuse prevention classes.