Angeles Jimenez | Proyecto Poderoso community worker
In October of 2009, Angeles joined NCLR as the Proyecto Poderoso community worker. She grew up in the small town of Ayoguezco in Oaxaca, Mexico and graduated from University of California-Davis with a double major in sociology and Spanish. At UC-Davis, she worked with AFCSME to successfully pressure the university to hire more than 500 workers, and tutored middle school and high school as a member of MEChA. Additionally, Angeles interned in Chile where she worked at a health clinic for the Mapuche, Chile’s indigenous people. She plans to go to graduate school to pursue her passion for social justice.