People

Meet the Long Beach Forward team

Antonio Hernandez

Antonio Hernandez

Organizing Fellow

Ariel Halstead, MPH

Ariel Halstead, MPH

Administration and Operations Director

Camille Desmond

Camille Desmond

Parent Organizer

Carla Alvarado

Carla Alvarado

Lead Organizing Fellow

Cindy Guardado

Cindy Guardado

Organizing Fellow

Diana C. Martinez

Diana C. Martinez

Communications Coordinator

Elsa Mei Tung

Elsa Mei Tung

Land Use Program Manager

James Suazo

James Suazo

Executive Director

Joanna Diaz

Joanna Diaz

Civic Engagement Program Manager

Jose Beltran

Jose Beltran

Early Childhood Program Manager

Khalil Zeigler

Khalil Zeigler

Development Manager

Leakhena Ou

Leakhena Ou

Community Organizer

Lidia Flores

Lidia Flores

Program Coordinator

Marlene Montañez

Marlene Montañez

Associate Director

Melissa Morgan

Melissa Morgan

Communications Director

Nerexda Soto

Nerexda Soto

Community Organizer

Nubia Flores

Nubia Flores

Lead Parent Organizer

Ravi Ahmad

Ravi Ahmad

Children and Families Program Director

Rudy Cardoso

Rudy Cardoso

Communications Coordinator

Takara Richardson

Takara Richardson

Community Health Fellow

Valentina Flores

Valentina Flores

Community Organizer