Alex Beltran earned her Bachelor’s degree in History from USC in 2010. She began her career at Youth Action Project, a nonprofit in San Bernardino, helping students in the area. In 2011, she joined the San Bernardino County Young Democrats and actively participated in political campaigns. She eventually secured a job on a Congressional campaign in 2014 while also working with San Bernardino Generation Now, a civic engagement organization. Alex was also employed as a Media Assistant with the Regional Parks Department of San Bernardino County but was laid off in 2015 due to budget cuts. She continued her political involvement by working as an Office Manager on a local campaign for State Assembly in 2016. The following year, she became a fellow with the Solís Policy Institute, where she learned about public policy and worked as a Data Specialist for a local school board race in San Bernardino.