Quynh Nguyen, President Quynh started at CPI in 1998 as an organizer and is now focused on building CPI’s membership and grassroots fundraising. She is a board member of the Southwest Center for Asian Pacific American Law. Quynh graduated from UCLA with B.A.s in Sociology and Asian American Studies.
Victoria Danzig, F4C Founder Victoria is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private practice in La Jolla. After first awarding grants in 1983, Victoria and others worked for ten years as a chapter of the Los Angeles-based Liberty Hill Foundation. In 1994, when the San Diego Foundation for Change became its own non-profit corporation, Victoria became President of the Board, a position she occupied until the year 2000. For many years the Foundation for Change has recognized exceptional community organizing efforts in San Diego with the “Danzig Award,” given in Victoria’s honor.
Wayne Brown Wayne is an author and worldwide traveler. In Japan, he worked for the Japanese Government Ministry of Education in the JET Program. He also worked for the UAE Government, Abu Dhabi Education Council. He has traveled to 30+ countries and fluently speaks English, Japanese, and Spanish. His MBA is in International Business, and he is projected to complete a Doctor of Education in 2015. He operates a training company for educators seeking employment in foreign placements.
Keshav Damoor Keshav is a native (East County) San Diegan and graduate of UCSD. He has recently become involved with LSS Community Care working to meet the needs of the poor and underserved breaking the cycle of poverty one family at a time.
Peter Gourevitch Peter is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at UCSD’s School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, of which he is also the founding Dean. As a world-renowned expert on international relations and comparative politics, hespecializes in corporate governance systems in a globalizing world economy, comparing differences in the way countries structure companies and their relationship to shareholders. His research explores national responses to pressures arising from international trade and economic globalization, trade disputes among countries, and international trade negotiations.
Lisa Hoffman, Vice President Bio coming soon
Angela Reyes Bio coming soon
Sarah Saez Sarah Saez is the Program Director of the United Taxi Workers of San Diego, a multi-ethnic organization that fights for justice, rights, and dignity for San Diego lease taxi drivers. Sarah recently completed her Master’s degree at the University of San Diego in Nonproﬁt Leadership and Management. Sarah's passion for social justice came, in part, from living in Dominican Republic for a year where she witnessed the reality of third world poverty. This led her to a degree in Sociology and activism in Miami Florida where she joined her first campaign with the Coalition of Immokalee farm workers. Sarah, originally from Boston, is the product of her Puerto Rican father who grew up in Spanish Harlem and her Dominican mother, now an attorney, who migrated to Washington Heights, New York at the age of thirteen. She wouldn't be the person she is without the compassion they taught her growing up.
Shana Laurienzo, Operations Manager Shana joined the Foundation for Change team in 2014. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Metropolitan State University of Denver and a master's in public administration from San Diego State. In her 10 years working in the public and nonprofit sectors, Shana has developed a passion for social justice and community involvement, and for building relationships between community members and their public representatives.
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