Since 2017, we have pursued programs that drive progress in how Latinos exercise power at organizations that promote prosperous Latino families.
Karim is a Gas Operations Supervisor for Downey Base at SoCalGas. He has volunteered with the Red Cross, Special Olympics, Friends of the Los Angeles River, and many other small nonprofits to help improve his communities. Karim holds a BA from Cal Poly Pomona and is completing his MA from Arizona State University.
Latinos LEAD is proud to collaborate with Justice Outside, AbilityFirst and Los Angeles Waterkeeper to recruit Latinos for their governance teams!
We reviewed 116 Environmental and Land Trust nonprofit boards in California—and found only 98 Latinos among 1,445 members. More than half (52%) of these boards have No Latino members!
Latinos LEAD announces the release of Boards Count!, the first large-scale independently tabulated census of Latino governing board members at key nonprofit organizations.
Latinos LEAD is proud to support the board diversity recruiting initiative at Partners for Children South L.A. This is an outstanding opportunity for leaders to bring entrepreneurial skills and strategic vision to a team serving children and families in South Los Angeles. See if you’ve got what it takes to join this dynamic and passionate team by contacting us today!
Marina Lorraine Ramirez was
appointed to the governing board of META in June 2022. Marina is a Senior Associate Attorney for Alvarez-Glasman and Colvin, where she represents school districts, cities, police departments, and special districts with a focus on labor and employment, and governance and leadership.