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 GonzalezCommunity Organizer
Carmen is an indigenous woman from Oaxaca. She enjoys working with the community and finding people who speak Mixteco with her.
Cristina MarquezAdvocacy 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.
Denise PizaOregon 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.
Elizabeth TrujilloOperations 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.
Fabian GuerreroCensus Equity Manager
Fabian enjoys teaching people how easy it is to take action and be involved in our local politics.
Fatima PreciadoCommunity 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.
Isa PeñaDevelopment 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.
Iván HernándezCommunications 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.
Joel IboaCoalition 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.
Maribel ReyesPolicy Manager
Maribel was born in Mexico City, Mexico and raised in a migrant community located in South Florida. She's worked and advocated for diverse populations that constantly face many challenges and hurdles due to oppression and lack of resources and opportunities. Maribel loves to travel; she lived in Porto Alegre, Brazil for two years and speaks Brazilian Portuguese fluently.
Lorena ManzoCommunity Organizer
Lorena is a Mexican immigrant and community organizer with more than 17 years of experience.
Pilar CazaresAdministration Assistant
Pilar is an immigrant Oregonian who has volunteered for Causa for many years and started working for us in 2019.
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