Catalina grew up the oldest of five daughters in New Haven, Connecticut. Her parents are immigrants—her mother is Chilean and her father is Irish. Her heritage and hometown have inspired her desire to work with liberation movements. She is passionate about prison abolition, environmental justice, Latinx social movements and a future where all students can thrive in school. Previously, she taught fourth grade in New Orleans before moving to Oakland.
William spent nearly 10 years on the public policy and comms teams at Google in Europe, Asia and the U.S. He's worked on advocacy campaigns for domestic workers, refugees, racial justice and many more. He's from Ireland and lives in San Francisco with his wife and dog.
Joe Rivano Barros
Joe graduated from Stanford with a BA in Political Science in 2014 and has spent the last few years in various media roles —as a non-profit worker for press ethics in Bhutan, as a reporter on gentrification in the Mission, and as communications director for pro-housing advocacy in San Francisco. He was born in Sweden, grew up in Chile and San Leandro, and currently lives in the Mission with nine housemates.