Abel Nuñez

Executive Director

Catherine Rubio

Director of Operations

Martha Grijalva

Receptionist and Intake Specialist


Citizenship and Civic Engagement

Rachel Gittinger

Director of Citizenship and Civic Engagement


Legal Department

Genevieve Augustin

Interim Director of Legal Services


Arielle Chapnick, Esq.

Gallogly Family Foundation Legal Fellow


Ramya Reddy

Law Clerk


Juan Misle Dona

Immigration Legal Assistant


Isidro Quintanilla

Immigration Legal Assistant


Jesly Hernandez

Immigration Legal Assistant


Housing Department

Anabell Martinez

Housing Director


Dora Beltran

Bilingual Housing Counselor


Johanna Valenzuela

Tenant and Outreach Specialist


Alex Whisnant

Bilingual Housing Counselor


Nancy Flores

Bilingual Housing Counselor


Rafael Alfaro

Census 2020 Coordinator


Dennys Amaya

Housing Preservation Specialist


Board of Directors


Melecio Rivera, President, Inter-American Development Bank
Rosemarie Salguero, Vice President, Greenberg Traurig LLP
Kirsten Keating, Secretary, Freddie Mac
Gabriela Colocho, Treasurer
Milly Rodriguez, At large, American Federation of Government Employees


Ricardo E. Campos
Hugo Carballo, Luina!
Alicia Criado Hampshire
Jorge Granados, Realty Executives
Flavia Jimenez, Advancement Project
Ana Patricia Rodriguez, University of Maryland
Rexanah Wyse, Policy Professional
Alberto Zegada, PEPCO

In Memoriam

Saul Solorzano (1961-2011), CARECEN President
Dr. Segundo Montes (1933-1989), The Central American University "Simeón Cañas", El Salvador
Congressman John Joseph "Joe" Moakley (1927-2001), U.S. Representative, (D-MA)

Founders and Donors

Contributions $500 and above

American Federation of Government Employees
Anna Tavongsa
Beckner Fund of All Souls Church, Unitarian
Blake Biles
Bryan Cave, LLP
Busboys and Poets
Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB)
Carol Wolchok
CASA in Action
Clark Construction Group, LLC
Community of Christ
D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)
D.C. Executive Office of the Mayor, Office on Latino Affairs
D.C. Office of Human Rights
D.C. Office of Victims Services
Evelyn Wrin
Fabrangen Tzedakah Collective
Inter-American Development Bank, D.C. Solidarity Program
Internal Revenue Service-Low Income Tax Clinic Program
Jennifer Hara
Jovid Foundation
Law Offices of Paul Strauss
LIUNA- Baltimore/Washington Construction & Public Employees, Laborers' District Council
LIUNA, Local 11
Lucia R. Evans
Marian Urquilla
Mega Entertainment Group
Michelle Hannahs
National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA)
National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
National Housing Network/National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
Prince George's Community Foundation
Prince George's County Government
Rotary Foundation
Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund (SALEF)
SCN Ministry Fund
Segovia Interior Construction
SEIU Local 32BJ
Tycko and Zavareei, LLP
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Verizon Foundation
Veronica Fishbein
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston
WilmerHale, LLP

Community Partners

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
American University
Ayuda, Inc.
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition (CAIR)
Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School
CASA de Maryland
Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy
Clark Construction
DC Bar Pro Bono Program Legal Advice & Referral Clinic
DC Employment Justice Center
DC Law Students in Court Program
Greater DC Cares
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
La Clínica del Pueblo
Latin American Youth Center
Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC)
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
Maret School
Mary's Center
National Capital Immigrant Coalition (NCIC)
Neighbor's Consejo
Neighborhood Legal Services
Northwest Col Heights Community Association
Radio America
Radio El Zol
Radio la Nueva
Radio Romantica
Sacred Heart Church
TENAC-DC Tenant's Advocacy Coalition
The Family Place
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law Housing and Consumer Law Clinic
Upper Cardozo Health Center
Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO)
Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs