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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. 

HLI Consultants

Elmy Bermejo, San Francisco Commission on the Environment

Jackson Gualco, The Gualco Group

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.

Nicole Parra, Marathon

Manuel Pastor, University of Southern California

Donald L. Paul, University of Southern California

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, California State Assembly & Santillan and Delvin, LLC

Martha Saucedo, AEG

Dan Schnur, USC Annenberg School of Communications and the UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies

Jeffrey Sellers, University of Southern California

Robert Shrum, USC Center for the Political Future 

Raphael Sonenshein, The Pat Brown Institute

Margita Thompson, California Resource Corporation

Juan Torres, Office of Speaker Anthony Rendon

Nora Vargas, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

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