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Laura Zavala

Raised in Long Beach, CA, Laura Zavala earned her Master of Education degree from the University of Utah School of Education: Education, Culture and Society program in Salt Lake City, Utah. There she worked as a Research Assistant and Oral History Coordinator as part of a community, school, and university partnership at a local Elementary…

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Karn Saetang

Karn is the Policy and Alliance Director and works to advance CFJ’s vision for justice by building power through policies and people. Born and raised in Chicago, Karn has been able to work with multi-racial grassroots organizations in Chicago, the Bay area, and Portland. In Chicago, he organized Asian American youth around immigration reform and…

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Nhada Ahmed

Nhada organizes in San Jose, supporting students’ leadership in their movement to demand space, build power, and claim ownership of their education. She draws grounding and inspiration from her own experiences as a high school and college student in San Jose and the southern Bay Area, as well as her involvement in organizing as a…

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Justine Santos

Justine oversees the base building, leadership development and campaign strategy in Oakland as Senior Strategy Director. She also leads the org-wide narrative strategy, CFJ’s research team and contributes to the statewide strategy. Justine started organizing as a high school youth and continued throughout college, organizing around issues of racial justice, U.S. imperialism and globalization, environmental…

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Rosa De León

Rosa oversees the CFJ San Jose region organizing team, leads the organization’s base building and leadership development across the four regions, and contributes to the statewide strategy. Her commitment to Social and Racial Justice is rooted on her experience as an english learner, first generation immigrant, and being a CFJ leader when she was a…

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Arvin Garcia

Arvin works as the Statewide Campaigns Manager that coordinates with Californian for Justice’s organizers and youth to get their communities civically engaged and striving for racial and educational justice. As a high school student in Union City, he took ethnic studies classes that started building foundational knowledge on issues of history and social justice. Because…

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