Dr. Wilma Franco – Executive Director
Alberto Campos, LCSW – Associate Director
Alberto Campos, LCSW, serves as the Associate Director. Alberto is a native of Southeast Los Angeles, South Gate. He holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California (USC) and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from California State University – Los Angeles. Additionally, he has earned a Youth Agency Administration Certificate from Cal State LA. Alberto has ten years’ experience working in community-based organizations, most recently serving as a Program Supervisor for Special Services for Groups – Project 180 Los Angeles. In this capacity he supervised, managed and guided a team of case managers providing services to adults. Alberto brings to his position as Associate Director an array of experiences including facilitation, training, research and data management, presentation, and planning. Connect with Alberto on LinkedIn.
Sandra Nuñez – Communications Coordinator
Sandra Nuñez is a first-gen Mexican American and recently completed her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Cal State – Fullerton. Sandra worked as a field nurse serving the SELA region for almost 2 years where she witnessed first-hand the inequity her patients would face which inform her advocacy efforts. For the last four years Sandra has dedicated her professional time as a social media and marketing strategist where empowerment and education is a priority. Sandra’s experience lies in managing day-to-day content creation while upholding the brand and developing social media strategies. Sandra is passionate about creating and fostering community through storytelling, sharing her story and empowering women to achieve academic success. Connect with Sandra on LinkedIn.
Stephanie Inzunza – Cal State LA Fellow
Stephanie Inzunza is a 25-year-old student studying at California State University– Los Angeles, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She transferred from Santa Monica College with an associate’s degree in Psychology in 2021. Born in Mexico and growing up in Los Angeles, her formative years were centered around her experience as a first-generation, Mexican-American, queer woman. Stephanie dedicated her time to serving her community through volunteering as a tutor, assisting first-generation college students in the transfer process to Universities, and hosting art workshops for children in Los Angeles. She is passionate about civic engagement within the communities she grew up in and is eager and proud to serve Southeast Los Angeles.