Citlaly joined the ACLU of North Carolina in December 2018 as Communications Associate.
Originally from Mexico, she immigrated to North Carolina with her family. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Elon University and attends Duke University for her Master's degree in Liberal Studies and graduate certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Her current academic work focuses on transnational feminist identities, immigration, and advocacy. Her past work has been in immigrant rights, civic engagement, racial justice, and women's issues. She enjoys traveling, reading, and eating inappropriate amounts of sushi in her free time.