• Siris Barrios

    Siris Barrios serves as the Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP) Manager. Ms. Barrios is an expert in developing and implementing social impact initiatives that centered around community organizing. In the last seven years, Ms. Barrios organized stakeholders around placemaking strategies that inform land entitlements that resulted in Community Benefits Agreement embedded into new zoning. Ms. […]

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  • Karely De La Cruz

    Karely De La Cruz pronouns (She/Her/Ella) born in Gardena, and raised transnationally in Tijuana, South Los Angeles and Compton. She has been involved in the community since her early childhood. She continues to engage in her community through mutual aid efforts that are with and for unhoused folks and housing unsecured families. Karely is earning […]

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  • Diana Jimenez

    Raised in the Inland Empire, Diana is an urban planner molded by her community’s dedication to confront environmental racism and create built environments that serve the needs of families. Diana earned her Bachelor’s degree in Policy, Planning and Development from the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California, leading her […]

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  • Katynja McCory

    Katynja McCory is a community and nonprofit development professional who grew up in South Los Angeles and was a student leader at UCLA. Her career has spanned from the Community Coalition which she helped build to the campaigns of President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Her work is rooted in the belief […]

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  • Josie Clerfond

    Josie is a proud Californian and a product of the California public school system. She has a Bachelors in Environmental Studies and Political Science from the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). Since graduating from UCSC in 2018, she has held positions in communications, publishing, political organizing and nonprofit programming. Josie’s passion for communications began […]

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