Staff & Board



Maisie Chin
Executive Director/Co-Founder
323.752.9997, ext. 311 phone

Edgar Ibarria
Community Organizer
323.752.9997, ext. 317 phone

Barbara Penn
Child Care Provider
323.752.9997, in care of ext. 317

Maricela Sanchez-Garcia
Community Development Coordinator
323.752.9997, ext. 326 phone

Oya Sherrills
Community Organizer
323.752.9997, ext. 323 phone

Carlos R. Valle
Senior Associate Director, Development
& Finance/Operations
323.752.9997, ext. 319 phone


Board of Directors

Titles and affiliations are for informational purposes only

Anne Gates

MGA Entertainment

Thalia Gonzalez, Chair

Assistant Professor, Politics Department
Occidental College

Mandla Kayise, Secretary

President and CEO
New World Education

Nomsa Khalfani, Treasurer

Vice President of Programs & Strategic Initiatives
California Family Health Council

Alicia Lara

Senior Vice President, Global Impact
United Way Worldwide

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