Author: Lizette Escobedo

Lizette EscobedoLizette Escobedo most recently worked as a Strategic Communications and Development consultant for the Alliance for Citizenship. Prior to that, Lizette served as National Director of Development & Communications at the Mi Familia Vota Ed Fund (MFVEF) and Director of National Programs and Community Relations at the NALEO Ed Fund. In 2010, Lizette worked on the ya es hora ¡Hagase Contar!, Census enumeration campaign and the re-launch of the ya es hora ¡Ve y Vota! Midterm election campaign. Lizette has received numerous recognitions for her work under the Small Business Administration Women’s Business Center where she assisted Latina/o and immigrant business owners with business development opportunities. Ms. Escobedo received her B.A. from the University of California, San Diego, with a double major in Ethnic Studies and Communications. Lastly but most importantly, Lizette is a hard working single mom with full custody of her pride and joy, a beautiful and energetic 5 year old girl, Rosa, who goes by the nickname “Rosita.

Latino Communities Want to Take Action on Climate Change

BY ON October 7, 2016
Latino leaders gathered in Washington, D.C. recently for the National Latino Climate Leadership Forum to discuss how to best tackle environmental issues impacting Latinos. As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts, low-income communities of color have been most negatively affected by climate change and environmental racism. Bringing Latino leaders...

TOPICS: Climate Change, Latino Community, Social Justice

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