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Board Members

Cynthia Feliciano

Cynthia Feliciano earned her B.A. in political science and sociology, magna cum laude, from Boston University and her Ph.D. in sociology from UCLA. Cynthia is currently an assistant professor of sociology at UC Irvine. Cynthia's research has been supported by a number of prestigious grants including dissertation fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and UCLA's Graduate Division and a UC President's Postdoctoral fellowship.

Alisa Anderson


Alisa earned her B.A. in business economics from UCLA. She then worked as an auditor for Deloite and Touche for two years. Before reducing her hours to care for her young sons, Alisa was the Director of Financial Services at Puretek Corporation in San Fernando.

Claudine Phillips


Claudine earned her B.A. in environmental studies from UC Santa Barbara and her M.A. in Education Administration from Cal State Northridge. Claudine currently teaches third grade at Roscomare Elementary school. Previously, Claudine was a Instructional Coach of Elementary Literacy in Los Angeles Unified School District and she taught 5th grade, 4th grade, and kindergarten at Castle Heights Elementary.