Maria Gamboa

Maria writes and submits all foundation grant proposals and reports and tracks our grant deliverables. She received her BA in Ethnic Studies from UCSD and PhD in History from the University of Chicago. She has taught undergraduate courses in Latino Social Movements, History of Mexico, and US Policy in Latin America. At the University of…

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Katia Lopez

Katia is responsible for coordinating the annual fundraisers, sponsorships and expanding the organization’s grassroots fundraising capacity. Hailing from Guayangareo Valley, she moved from Morelia, Michoacan to San Jose at the age of three and first stepped into organizing as a freshman in high school. She comes from a family made up of strong woman who…

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Chelsie Brooks

Chelsie leads Californians for Justice’s Development Department including steering the fundraising programs and leading organizational projects that improve CFJ’s culture, systems, and processes. Chelsie started working with Californians for Justice in 2010 as an intern for the Campaign for Quality Education. Since then, she has helped CFJ to significantly expand their grassroots and foundation fundraising…

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