Equity Council

To ensure that equity remains central to the Linked Learning mission and practice, so that an increasing share of students have equitable access to high quality Linked Learning opportunities, and that equity is considered in efforts to expand access to high quality Linked Learning in and across districts and regions.

  • Liz Guillen (Chair), Director of Legislative & Community Affairs | Public Advocates
  • Taryn Ishida (Vice Chair), Executive Director | Californians for Justice
  • Arun Ramanathan, Chief Executive Officer | Pivot Learning Partners
  • Marisa Saunders, Principal Associate | The Annenberg Institute for School Reform
  • Henry Perez, Associate Director | Inner City Struggle
  • Talma Schultz, Regional Linked Learning and Programs Director | Center for Powerful Public Schools
  • Racquel Simental, Director of External Relations & Communications |The Education Trust – West
  • Mikle McBride, Pathways Connection Specialist | Centinela Valley Union High School District
  • Gustavo Herrera, Western Regional Director | The Young Invincibles
  • Lupita Alcala, Executive Director | CA Student Aid Commission