Lucila Ortiz

Lucila is in charge of overseeing the campaign and implementation work in Fresno, as well as supporting the leadership development and base building work. In her statewide role, she participates and helps to coordinate statewide policy and organizing educational coalitions. Lucila recently re-joined the CFJ team after having worked in the immigrant rights field, leading…

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Donald Smith

Donald works side by side our youth as an organizer in Fresno. He focuses on building a strong base of Fresno youth while encouraging leadership skills within every student. Originally from Oakland, Donald has ample experience working with teens throughout the state of California. He often shares his love to motivate and inspire youth on…

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Andrew Escamilla

Andrew supports CFJ’s political education work, develops youth from marginalized communities, and builds our Fresno base with equity in mind. He is currently working on the Relationship Centered Schools campaign at Edison High School with the hopes of making a systemic change in the interpersonal, internalized, and institutional levels with youth and adults. He graduated…

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