HLI Consultants

These individuals consistently contribute their time and expertise to the HOPE Leadership Institute curriculum.  Their contributions include leading dynamic workshops, sharing the latest data and trends, providing opportunities for field based learning, and challenging participants to think and act in new ways.

These individuals are recognized experts in their respective fields and find value in training Latinas through the HOPE Leadership Institute.  We are proud to have these individuals affiliated with HOPE and acknowledge that it is their participation and commitment to the Institute that make it truly unique and exemplary. 

Raquel Beltran, The Pat Brown Institute

Elmy Bermejo, San Francisco Commission on the Environment

Hector De La Torre, California Air Resource Board

Secretary Diana Dooley, Office of Gov. Brown

Beatris Espericueta Sanders, Kern County Farm Bureau

David Galaviz, USC Local Government Relations

Jackson Gualco, The Gualco Group

Fernando Guerra, Loyola Marymount University

Ange-Marie Hancock, University of Southern California

Chris Hoene, California Budget & Policy Center

Dolores Huerta, The Dolores Huerta Foundation

Carrie Lopez, HLI Co-Founder

Mike Madrid, GrassrootsLab

Paul Mitchell, Political Data Inc.

Alex Nogales, National Hispanic Media Coalition

George Opacic, PG&E

Nicole Parra, Andeavor

Secretary Mona Pasquil Rogers, Office of Gov. Brown

Manuel Pastor, University of Southern California

Donald L. Paul, University of Southern California

Ivan Penn, Los Angeles Times

Arturo Rodriguez, United Farm Workers

Norma Rojas Mora, Housing Authority of Kern County

Barbara Romero, City of Los Angeles

Noelia Sanchez, Noteworthy Lab LLC

Minnie Santillan, Santillan and Delvin, LLC

Martha Saucedo, AEG

Dan Schnur, American Jewish Committee

Jeffrey Sellers, University of Southern California

Robert Shrum, Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC Dornsife

Raphael Sonensein, The Pat Brown Institute

Margita Thompson, California Resource Corporation

Juan Torres, Office of Speaker Anthony Rendon

Nora Vargas, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest