Natalie Adams-Menendez

Office of Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries

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Natalie Adams-Menendez is a Staff Assistant to the Executive Office of Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries. She began her congressional tenure as a staffer with Team Jeffries in the House Democratic Caucus in 2022. Previously, she interned with the House Democratic Caucus as an LGBTQ Victory Institute congressional intern and with the office of LGBTQ Equality Caucus Co-Chair Sharice Davids (KS-03).

Natalie grew up in Lawrence, Kansas and graduated with honors from Stanford University, where she majored in international relations and double minored in French and human rights. Her commitment to human rights work drives her passion for politics and legislation, and she is dedicated to applying her background in these subjects to domestic and international LGBTQ rights issues.

Recent Content


Remembering Pulse

The Power of Community-Driven Collective Memory Natalie Adams-Menendez: Reflection Days before I turned seventeen, I awoke to news that 49 people had been killed and at least 53 others had …

A Snapshot of LGBTQ+ Experiences and Communities in Florida

Orlando, Miami, and Ft. Lauderdale In November 2023, under the auspices of AGI, seven Americans and seven Germans met in Florida to explore the past, present, and future of LGBTQ+ …