Roxana Tynan joined LAANE in 2001 and served as deputy director for six years until assuming the position of executive director in …read more.
Lauren Ahkiam is a Senior Research & Policy Analyst on the Don’t Waste LA campaign. She has a background in environmental justice, …read more.
Frank joined LAANE in November 2011 as the senior community organizer for the Construction Careers Project. He is currently the community organizer …read more.
Lia joined LAANE in early 2010. Prior to joining LAANE, Lia did development and grant writing work at the Fair Trade Resources …read more.
Hasira Ashemu comes to LAANE with a wide range of communications experience. He is a prolific radio host, writer, speaker and multi-platform …read more.
Tim was born in Australia and raised on the finest lamb and vegemite that money could buy. In 1983 Tim made his …read more.
Nikole joined LAANE in June 2010 as the community organizer for the Long Beach Hospitality Project. She was an integral part …read more.
Patricia Castellanos joined LAANE in 2006 and oversees the organization’s environmental portfolio. In 2013 she was appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti to …read more.
Cesar Castrejon joined LAANE in 2013 as the Organizer for the Grocery Campaign, working on ensuring that grocery store jobs are sustainable and …read more.
Jackie Cornejo is the Director of the Don't Waste LA Project. She previously worked on the Construction Careers Project as Research Analyst …read more.
Fueled by a limitless passion and curiosity for all things technology, Leslie’s skill is matched only by his creativity. Dedicated to data …read more.
Jessica began working at LAANE in 2012 after completing UCLA’s Masters in Urban and Regional Planning program, where she studied economic …read more.
James joined LAANE in 2003 as a senior policy analyst, focusing on new developments and specializing in the hospitality industry. He has …read more.
Danny has led LAANE's communications efforts for the past decade. He has attracted national media attention for numerous LAANE projects, including the …read more.
Amardeep Gill is the Senior Community Organizer for LAANE’s Don’t Waste LA (DWLA) campaign, which is leading the leading the way to …read more.
Rudy Gonzalves is the National Organizer for the Jobs to Move America campaign where he engages a national coalition that advocates for the growth of …read more.
Jessica joined LAANE in 1997. Before assuming leadership of LAANE’s Repower L.A. Project, Jessica served as the organization’s Research Director, authoring numerous …read more.
John joined LAANE in 2011 as a research intern for the Don't Waste LA Project. And in 2012, he became a Research …read more.
Trebor joined LAANE in 2004 and has helped develop the City of Justice Awards dinner, Women for a New Los Angeles luncheon …read more.
Rachele Huennekens is a Communications Specialist on the Jobs to Move America campaign. Prior to joining LAANE in 2013, she worked …read more.
Madeline Janis is co-founder and national policy director of LAANE. Under her stewardship as executive director from 1993 to 2012, LAANE became …read more.
Laura joined LAANE in 1997, taking on responsibility for financial management, administration, personnel management and grant writing. Prior to joining LAANE, Laura …read more.
Kokayi joined LAANE in July 2010 as the senior community organizer for the Repower L.A. project. Prior to his work at LAANE, …read more.
Stella joined LAANE in 2002, she is the Development Director at LAANE, and she oversees the organization’s private fundraising program. Her contributions …read more.
Allison joined LAANE as a Communications Specialist on the Construction Careers and Grocery Retail Projects in Fall 2011. As of December 2013, …read more.
Aiha first joined LAANE as an intern while completing her master’ in urban planning at UCLA. After graduating, she returned to LAANE …read more.
Linda Nguyen-Perez is a senior research/policy analyst with LAANE’s Jobs and Transportation for America Project, which promotes good American manufacturing jobs …read more.
Gina joined LAANE’s communications team in 2009, bringing over 16 years of experience in communications, research, writing, development and management work for …read more.
Erika Thi Patterson is a researcher and policy analyst for the Jobs to Move America project, which strives to create good manufacturing …read more.
Jeannine Pearce moved to Long Beach in 2006 from Houston, Texas. In 2009, she graduated from California State University, Long Beach …read more.
Ernesto joined LAANE as community organizer for the Clean and Safe Ports Project in the summer of 2013. He previously worked …read more.
Vivian has been employed at LAANE since January 2003 after many years of working with LAANE as an ally. She has a …read more.
Kristen Schwarz joined LAANE as a Development Associate in 2014. Before coming to LAANE, she worked in development at the California League …read more.
Chad is a former US Air Force IT employee, where he learned that his technological abilities were a gift to be celebrated. …read more.
Nancy joined LAANE in 2007 as the Staff Development Director. Her work is focused on leadership and organizational development through coaching, training …read more.
Ashley joined LAANE in 2012 as the Research and Policy Analyst on the Construction Careers Project. Born in and raised in Los …read more.
Chris is the information technology director at LAANE. Acting as a consultant to numerous movements and nonprofit organizations throughout the years, he …read more.
Yomara came to LAANE in 2000 after serving in an office management capacity at Warner Bros. Studios. Beginning as office manager, she …read more.
Paula Winicki was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina and immigrated to the United States twelve years ago. Her early experiences …read more.
As a researcher, Jon is most comfortable working with facts, theory and numbers. His focus at LAANE has been on the environmental …read more.