Dr. Tony Báez is currently the Executive Director of the Council for the Spanish Speaking, Inc. in Milwaukee. Established in 1964, the Council is the oldest Hispanic community-based organization in the city. It serves over 15,000 low income individuals annually; approximately 80% are Latinos, and many are recent immigrants. Its programs include Head Start and parenting; an alternative high school; bilingual adult learning/ESL and pre-employment workforce development; subsidized elderly housing; foreclosure counseling; immigration; health education; civic engagement and mobilization; and a comprehensive bilingual social services program. Read more...
David Espinoza is the chair of the board of the Council for the Spanish Speaking, Inc., He also served a chair of the board is Executive/Fund Development Committee. Mr. Espinoza is a faculty member at Milwaukee Area Technical College. Prior to MATC, Mr. Espinoza served for 23 years as CEO of La Causa, Inc., a non profit organization with a budget of over $20 million. He has a Bachelors in Community Education and a Master's Degree in Curriculum from UW-Milwaukee, and he is currently finishing his doctorate in Educational Leadership at the Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee.
27th Street Business Association, Business Improvement District
Marisabel Cabrera is a member of the board of directors of the Council for the Spanish Speaking, Inc., and sets on the governance committee. Marisabel has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan State, College of Law and a Bachelor in Spanish and Latin American and Iberian Studies. Marisabel is licensed in the state's of Florida, Wisconsin, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Marisabel is an immigration attorney as a sole practitioner of immigration and nationally law office focused primarily on family-based immigration, naturalization, petitions relating to victims of abuse, and deportation defense.
Luna Realty, LLC
Project Ujima, Children's Hospital and Health Systems
Julia Luna has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed real estate classes at the Milwaukee Area Technical College. Julia is a real estate broker at Luna Realty, LLC, where she is responsible for finances and marketing, as well other realtor duties. Prior to Luna Realty, LLC, Julia worked for First Weber Group as an independent contractor/realtor. While at First Weber Group she was awarded Northwest Office Rookie of the Year 2004 and Northwest Office Sales Leader for several months in 2004. Julia is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Wisconsin Realtors Association, and the Milwaukee Association of Realtors.
Parent Policy Council, Gudalupe Head Start
Director of Bilingual and Multicultural Programs, Milwaukee Public Schools