Marco_Lizarraga_cropped.jpgMARCO LIZARRAGA

Marco Lizarraga is currently the Executive Director for La Cooperativa Campesina de California where he has worked for the past 16 years.  La Cooperativa is a non-profit organization representing and providing funding for federally designated Farm Worker Grantees in California who deliver employment and training services... Read More



Roy_Perez_-_cropped.jpgROY M. PEREZ

Dr. Roy M. Perez is the President and CEO of RMP Strategies, Inc. an advocacy and public relations firm headquartered in Sacramento, CA. Born into the farmworker community in Madera, CA, Dr. Perez was raised in San Jose and served in the Army during the Viet Nam era. He earned an AA from West Valley College, and a BA in Sociology ... Read More


Debra_Oto-Kent.jpgDEBRA OTO-KENT

Debra Oto-Kent, MPH, is Executive Director of the Health Education Council (HEC), which is dedicated to providing access, education, advocacy and training to empower individuals towards a healthy life. Ms. Oto-Kent founded the Health Education Council in 1991 after working for more than 13 years in the non-profit health care sector ... Read More


Rafael immigrated  to the United States in 1980 and took up residence in Los Angeles, California. He began working for an El Pollo Loco restaurant as dish washer, then cook, cashier, and then was promoted to manager. Throughout those years, he learned all aspects of the business and received...  Read more


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