Meet Our Team!

CABC is governed by a fifteen-member statewide Steering Committee and serves 200 organizations across the state. Our coalition is a partnership of nonprofits, public agencies, and for-profit organizations united in our commitment to create economic opportunity for all Californians.

Jessica Bartholow

Legislative Advocate, Western Center on Law and Poverty
Sacramento

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Christopher M. Brown

Director of Financial Security, PolicyLink

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Olivia Calderon

Senior Strategist, Office of Financial Empowerment, CFPB
District of Columbia

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Marco Chavarín

Vice President of Community Development, Citi

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Ed Durkee

President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties

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Judy Darnell

Vice President of Public Policy, United Ways of California
Sacramento

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Lisa Forti

Policy Director, Alameda County Social Services Agency
Oakland

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Julio Perez

Executive Director, Orange County Labor Federation

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Elena Chávez Quezada

Senior Program Officer for Economic Security, Walter and Elise Haas Fund

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Solana Rice

Associate Director for State and Local Policy, CFED

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Rita Saenz

Executive Council Member, AARP Rita Saenz, of Sacramento, began her pubic service career as a community organizer in East Los Angeles. She was staff at the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation when it was primarily offering Department of Labor programs and the East Los Angeles Health Task Force when it was first planning for local health […]

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Marisabel Torres

Senior Policy Analyst, Wealth-Building Policy Project, National Council of La Raza

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