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634 South Spring Street, Suite 920
Los Angeles, CA 90014

 

(213) 622-0606
latinas@latinas.org

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© 2009-2018 Hispanas Organized for Political Equality–California.

Our Mission

HOPE® is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that has focused on empowering our communities through advocacy, Latina leadership training, and increasing knowledge on the contributions Latinas have made to advance the status of women for the past 30 years. To date, HOPE’s innovative programming has served 56,000 Latinas statewide and touched the lives of several thousand more.

Chair of the Board

Rosie Arroyo

California Community Foundation

Rosie Arroyo manages programs, initiatives and outreach for the Education & Immigration department of the California Community Foundation.

Arroyo took on the office of HOPE Board Chair in January 2019, where she leads strategies to advance HOPE's mission of ensuring economic and political parity for Latinas. 

Board Officers

Helen Iris Torres

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & CEO 
(Non-Voting Member)

Vanessa Cajina

SECRETARY

KP Public Affairs

Yammilette G. Rodriguez

1ST VICE CHAIR
Youth Leadership Institute

Elizabeth Atlee

TREASURER
CBRE | Legal

Lupita Sanchez Cornejo

2ND VICE CHAIR 
AT&T

Board of Directors

Laura Arciniega

The Raben Group

Lennies Gutierrez

Comcast

Erica Cabrera

PG&E

Nicolina Hernandez

Sempra Energy

Nora Dominguez, Ed.D.

University of La Verne

Evelin Martinez

Bank of America

FOUNDING MEMBERS

Maria Contreras-Sweet

Founding HOPE President 

Former Administrator for the U.S. Small

Business Administration

 

Gilda Bojorquez-Gjurich

Critical Connections

 

Carmela Locayo

National Association for the Hispanic Elderly

Minnie Lopez-Baffo

SoCalGas (Retired)

 

Olga E. Moreno

Bona Fide International

 

Maria Salinas

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

CHAMPIONS OF HOPE (advisory board)

Luisa Acosta-Franco

True North Strategic Consulting

Dolores L. Arredondo

Wells Fargo & Company

Elmy Bermejo

San Francisco Comission on the Environment

Karime Sanchez Bradvica

Karime Bradvica Consulting

Olivia Campos-Bergeron

CBS 2 / KCAL 9

Kim Freeman

USC Dornsife

Anita Gabrielian

CG Benefits

Rossina Gallegos 

Union Bank

Maria Gallo

Union Bank (Retired)

Lupita C. Garza

White Memorial Medical Center

Mónica Gil

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

Lorena Hernandez

Comcast

David Lizarraga

TELACU

Carrie Lopez

Consultant

Lidia S. Martinez

Southwest Airlines

Diane Medina

KABC –TV (Retired)

John Mendez

Mendez Strategy Group

Clara Potes-Fellow

Nonprofit Consultant

Michael Rubio

Chevron

Brissa Sotelo-Vargas

Valero

 

Cecilia Soto-Loftus, MPH

Elaine Treviño

California Strategic Solutions, Inc

Susan Sifuentes Trigueros

SoCalGas

Arturo Vargas

NALEO

Nora E. Vargas

Southwestern Community College District

Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

Peter R. Villegas

Coca-Cola North America

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