Community Coalition
Stanton Fellowship, 2020

Aurea Montes-Rodriguez is the Executive Vice President at Community Coalition and has worked at the organization for more than 20 years. Born in Mexico and raised in South LA, she developed a passion for building African American and Latino leadership, capacity and strategies that are inclusive and effective toward community transformation.  Her inquiry will explore strategies for investing in emerging women of color leaders, centered in organizing and movement work. She seeks to find new effective community approaches to nurturing and cultivating the leadership of young women of color.

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