Autonomy Strategies is a boutique communications firm that offers strategic communications consulting, message development, PR and marketing campaigns, earned media, writing and editing services and audience growth strategy. We excel in consulting and execution, with particular experience in Latino issues, markets and community leadership.
Kristian Ramos launched Autonomy Strategies in 2019. We are based in the DC Metro area with clients across the United States.
Kristian Ramos has worked in rapid response and strategic communications for the United States Senate Majority Leadership Communications Center, The Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the Washington D.C. Mayor’s Office communications team. He was a Democratic National Committee surrogate for the 2012 Obama Presidential campaign.
Kristian has written for HuffPost, NBC News, The Washington Post, The Hill, Latino Magazine, The Atlantic and provides political commentary for NBC News, MSNBC, Sirius XM Radio, NPR, Fox News and MSNBC.
He was chosen as a 40 under 40: Latinos in American Politics by HuffPost, traveled to Israel with the American Jewish Committee as a national Latino leader, is an Internet Innovation Alliance Ambassador and serves on the Millennial Action Project Young Leaders Council. Kristian is also an advisor to Aspen Institute's Who Is Us: A Project On American Identity.
Joaquín Guerra serves as principal & digital strategist for Más Power Group and has worked to build power for progressive change from the local to international level for the past 20 years.
He is a veteran of Sen. Bill Bradley and Gov. Bill Richardson's presidential campaigns. Some of his past work includes serving as a senior advisor to Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research on two Mexican electoral campaigns, political director of the Texas Organizing Project, directing digital strategies for Gov. Bill Richardson’s gubernatorial and presidential bids and managing digital campaigns for MoveOn.org, Presente.org, and the Center for Community Change. At SEIU, he innovated and scaled the online campaign model for stopping the deportations of DREAM Act-eligible students.
Before transitioning to the digital campaign space, Joaquín managed political and civic engagement campaigns. Fiercely passionate about developing the next generation of leaders, he is a co-founder of New Leaders Council in Houston and San Antonio, Texas, a coach for New Leaders Council, and a former coach and trainer for the New Organizing Institute and Democracy for America. He is the 2013 winner of the SXSW Social Revolución Mobilizer Award.
Paleomedia, Storytelling + Data
Nathaniel Hoffman's 20-year career in and around journalism models fearless storytelling that opens up conversations in communities. Hoffman is a veteran journalist, author and media strategist based in Boise, Idaho. He has written for newspapers in Idaho and California, reported from overseas, founded a popular journal at Boise State University called The Blue Review, and co-authored the 2013 book Amor & Exile: True Stories of Love Across the Mexican Border.
From challenging racism at the rodeo in Nampa, Idaho, to centering views from across Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East, to calling out the prevalence of anti-immigrant hate at national media outlets, Hoffman has been a perpetually curious, anti-racist, global thinker and writer. Hoffman works with organizations and individual activists to harness local media messages and strengthen local and regional reporting on diverse communities. Hoffman has a BA in Africana studies from Cornell University and an MA in data journalism from Boise State.