Causa 

Staff

Meet our dedicated staff & interns that work with volunteers across the state to achieve justice and equality.

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Adriana Miranda Executive Director
Adriana is an immigrant, mother and active community leader. Adriana has lead and managed coalitions that focus on identifying the varied needs and challenges facing Oregon's most vulnerable communities.
Carmen-Gonzalez
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Carmen Gonzalez Community Organizer
Carmen is an indigenous woman from Oaxaca. She enjoys working with the community and finding people who speak Mixteco with her.
Cristina-Marquez
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Cristina Marquez Advocacy and Civic Engagement Director
Cristina was born in Oaxaca, Mexico and was raised in Salem, Oregon. Her experience as a child of immigrants and indigenous Latina informs her passion and commitment to social justice and immigrant rights.
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Denise Piza Oregon Ready Coalition Manager
Denise was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, and raised in Central Oregon. Her lived experience has informed the way that she uses her voice to uplift and empower underrepresented communities. Denise enjoys spending time with family, singing, dancing, and a good book to de-stress and relax.
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Elizabeth Trujillo Operations Coordinator
Elizabeth’s main roles at Causa include serving as the first point of contact and handling the operational and administrative work. During her free time, she enjoys reading, working out, and spending time with her family.
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Fabian Guerrero Census Equity Manager
Fabian enjoys teaching people how easy it is to take action and be involved in our local politics.
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Fatima Preciado Community Organizer
Fatima is passionate about improving the lives of hard-working Latinx immigrant families and will advocate for policies that remove institutional barriers to services and resources so that our immigrant communities can thrive.
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Isa Peña Development Director
Isa’s Jalisciense roots and immigrant family are at the core of her values. She spends copious amounts of time trying to hustle everyone into donating to Causa and loves comedies and tamales.
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Iván Hernández Communications Manager
Iván is passionate about improving outcomes and creating abundance for immigrants and other marginalized communities. He enjoys good food, good music, and great company.
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Joel Iboa Coalition Manager
Joel serves as Chair for the Human Rights Commission for the City of Eugene and as Chair of the Governors Environmental Justice Task Force.
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Lorena Manzo Community Organizer
Lorena is a Mexican immigrant and community organizer with more than 17 years of experience.