Angelica M.


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EXPERIENCE: Policy Analyst, President Pro Tempore (Temporary) State of New Mexico 01/10-Present • Researched critical information on legislation before NM State Senate • Sat in meetings with Senate leadership and Senate’s Committees’ Committee • Met with constituents and lobbyists on behalf of President Pro Tempore • Analyzed and wrote up critical information related to legislation and assisted in prepping President Pro Tempore for committee presentations Director, Dept Community Wealth East LA Community Corporation, Los Angeles, CA 01/06-12/09 • Establish and evaluate program and department goals, objectives and policy platform. Managed an annual budget of up to $350,000. • Conduct research and grant writing to expand program revenues of up to $250,000 • Helped design and supervise the maintenance of a case management system that tracks units of service, facilitates grant reporting, and strategic planning. • Created first-time homebuyer, foreclosure prevention, and financial literacy curricula, serving over 1500 families. • Plan and facilitate educational workshops in English and Spanish for up to 50 families per month. • Provide one-on-one counseling to families facing housing hardships. • Oversee, create and translate outreach materials for departmental programs into Spanish. HIV/Prevention Educator Alianza of New Mexico, Roswell, NM 06/04-07/05 • Assisted in the development and evaluation of program goals and objectives. • Maintained program budget of up to $50,000. • Developed and maintained program curricula for schools and rehabilitation centers. • Served over 800 clients in education related to HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, and syringe exchange program. • Facilitated monthly educational workshops to an average of 75 participants per month hosted by local officials, school districts and health educators. • Advocated for additional to better serve under served communities of 20 families living with HIV/AIDS in nine counties in southeastern NM. Campaign Organizer/Volunteer Democratic Party of Chavez County, Roswell, NM 09/04-11/04 • Assigned and facilitated weekend canvassing for local, state and national candidates for local neighborhoods in Chavez County. • Administered and organized the daily phone banking for local, state and national candidates. • Organized and hosted special events for local, state and national candidates. • Assisted in administrative and office duties, such as answering calls, greeting visitors and tending to facility. Accredited Legal Representative Las American Immigrant Advocacy Ctr., El Paso, TX 09/03-06/04 • Advocated and counseled over 80 unaccompanied minors detained at ICE due to immigration violations. • Legal Council for 40 unaccompanied minors in immigration proceedings. • Advised and counseled clients in immigration law and the legal process. • Assisted victims of domestic violence in applying for social services under the Violence Against Women Act. • Developed curriculum and presented to groups of up to 20 per month, on their rights under immigration law. EDUCATION: • California State University – Los Angeles, 2008 Masters of Arts – Latin American Studies, Concentration in Comparative Politics • New Mexico State University, 2001 Bachelor of Arts, Government, Concentration in International Relations and Public Policy LEADERSHIP/AWARDS: Member of Los Angeles County Foreclosure Taskforce (July/07), Member of Los Angeles Financial Literacy Council, (05/09), Member of Los Angeles National Council of La Raza Affiliate Council (09/09), Honored with Panther Award by California Reinvestment Coalition for advocacy efforts in foreclosure prevention (11/09).

SKILLS: Fluent in Spanish, and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Publisher, Photo Shop, and Internet.

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