Nelini is the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Youth Engagement for the Working Families Organization which is backed by labor and community based organizations. In 2008 Nelini joined the New York Working Families Party staff in, working on a numerous amount of electoral campaigns across New York State. In 2011 Nelini's work on the ground at Occupy Wall Street helped bridge the gap between labor, community based organizations and Occupy. Nelini then helped with on the ground organizing with Dream Defenders, focused on organizing and training youth in non-violent civil disobedience, civic engagement, and direct action. Currently, Nelini's focus of work is leveraging community and political climate for statewide offensive issue work around student debt and mass incarceration.