30 Nov 2016
Karina Muñiz is currently the political director of Mujeres Unidas y Activas, a grassroots organization based in San Francisco and Oakland, CA of Latina immigrant women with a double mission of promoting personal transformation and building community power for social and economic justice. Prior to this, she was community outreach coordinator at the Los Angeles Conservancy and project coordinator for the Institute of Social Change Across Borders, a community project of the UCLA Downtown Labor Center that provided a space and resource for transnational leaders in Los Angeles engaged in social change. She has also worked as an advocate and researcher on issues such as international human rights, low-wage immigrant labor organizing, and gender rights within the Latina/o community. She served as a Center heritage panelist in 2010.