Staff & Board



Maisie Chin

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

Felicia Jones

Deputy Director

323.752.9997, ext. 324 phone

Rob McGowan

Associate Director, Organizing
323.752.9997, ext. 315 phone

Barbara Penn

Child Care Provider

323.752.9997, in care of ext. 317

 Agustín Ruelas

Director, Special Projects
323.752.9997, ext. 316 phone

 Oya Sherrills

Community Organizer
323.752.9997, ext. 323 phone

 Carlos R. Valle

Associate Director, Development
323.752.9997, ext. 319 phone


Board of Directors

Titles and affiliations are for informational purposes only

Thalia Gonzalez, Chair

Assistant Professor, Politics Department
Occidental College

Mandla Kayise, Secretary

President and CEO
New World Education

Nomsa Khalfani

Chief Policy and Support Services Officer
St. John’s Well Child & Family Center