Communication & Marketing Specialist  November 2020 - Present 

Dignity and Power Now   Los Angeles, CA

Communication Strategist   February 2020 - November 2020 

ACLU SoCal     Los Angeles, CA


Impact Producer  2018 - 2019 

Brave New Films     Culver City, CA

Founding Editor   2017 - 2019

Chispa OC     Santa Ana, CA

Anaheim Community Organizer   2013 - 2018

OCCCO     Anaheim, CA


Researcher Oral Historian    2018

Million Dollar Hoods, UCLA     Los Angeles, CA


Communications Specialist  2015 - 2016

Jose Moreno City Council Campaign     Anaheim CA


Reach Higher Fellow  Summer 2015

NCCEP & Obama White House     Washington DC



University of California, Los Angeles 

Bachelor's Degree in Chicana/o Studies and Central American Studies 

Minor Arts Education (2018)

USHLI Dr. Juan Andrade Scholarship (Academic) 

Fullerton College 

Associates Degree in Sociology  (2016)

Youth Motivation Task Force Scholarship (Academic) 


California State University, Fullerton 

Research Fellowship in Media Studies & Chicano Studies

(Fall 2014 - Spring 2015)

Upper Division Coursework and Academic Research Training



National Leadership Institute 2019

National Association for Latinx Arts & Cultures San Antonio, TX


Macondo Writers Workshop: Creative Nonfiction 2018

Sandra Cisneros & Texas A&M San Antonio San Antonio, TX


Poetry Foundation Emerging Poets Fellowship 2017

Poetry Foundation & Crescendo Literary Chicago, IL


UCLA Bunche Research Fellowship (2 Year renewal) 2017 - 2018

UCLA’s Department of African American Studies & Chicana/o Studies Los Angeles, CA


Senior Thesis Honorable Recognition 2018

UCLA Department of Sociology Los Angeles, CA


CSUF Chicana and Chicano Studies Research Program 2014- 2015 

CSUF College of Humanities and Social Sciences Fullerton, CA