Our Staff

Organizational Leadership & Operations

Kim Lepin
Kim LepinCo-Executive Director of Culture and Communications
Amy Hwang Powers
Amy Hwang PowersCo-Executive Director of Programs
Allie Yee
Allie YeeCo-Executive Director of Finance, Operations, and Development
Michael Cano
Michael CanoOffice Manager
Summer Cha
Summer ChaHuman Resources Manager
Maiyee Yuan
Maiyee YuanCulture, Equity, & Integration (CEI) Manager
Jason Burton
Jason BurtonDirector of Finance
Karen Katigbak
Karen KatigbakDevelopment Coordinator
Jeanette Li
Jeanette LiCommunications Coordinator
Lani Felicitas
Lani FelicitasCommunications Coordinator

Community Organizing

Wanna Lei
Wanna LeiCommunity Organizer Lead (Chinese)
Nha Truong Vo
Nha Truong VoCommunity Organizer (Vietnamese)
Des Spicer-Orak
Des Spicer-OrakYouth Health Organizer
Brittney Pioquinto
Brittney PioquintoYouth Organizer
Cayle Tern
Cayle TernImmigrant Program Manager

Cultural Work and Community Space

Candace Kita
Candace KitaCultural Strategy Director
Roshani Thakore
Roshani ThakoreCultural Work Manager
Grace Kwon
Grace KwonCultural Work Coordinator
Natalie Yap
Natalie YapCommunity Space Coordinator

Political (C4)

Marchel Marcos
Marchel MarcosPolitical Director
Sophia Vicencio
Sophia VicencioField Manager

Advocacy and Civic Engagement (C3)

Richa Poudyal
Richa PoudyalPolicy Director
Misha Belden
Misha BeldenEnvironmental Justice Manager
Coua Xiong
Coua XiongInterim ACE Director

Community Development

Duncan Hwang
Duncan HwangCommunity Development Director
Linh Doan
Linh DoanPlanning and Workforce Director
Alisa Kajikawa
Alisa KajikawaCommunity Development Manager
Grace Henricks
Grace HenricksBusiness Advisor
Karmen Chavez-Sam
Karmen Chavez-SamCommunity Outreach Coordinator