Enrique Aguilar, Program Director

Enrique Aguilar has more than ten years of working for nonprofit organizations in the state of California and Washington. At the age of sixteen,  he began working as Program Assistant for the Mattawa Opportunity Center— a resource center for low-income migrant families. He received his Master of Public Affairs from the University of San Francisco, where he focused his research on nonprofits for the common good and their intersection with technology companies in San Francisco, among other things.

Jessica Chávez-Castro, Community Organizer

Jessica Castro recently graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Jessica was born in San Francisco and has lived all over the Bay Area. Throughout her undergraduate career she worked locally and internationally helping communities in need receive appropriate resources to live long and healthy lives. Her experiences include working with Kaiser Permanente to develop nontraditional health worker roles to ensure minority communities receive adequate healthcare despite different cultural and language barriers. She also worked with Save the Children in Spain campaigning and informing the public about different at-risk childhoods such as children who are traveling as unaccompanied minors, refugees, survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking.