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Our Team

Geoff Albert, Director, CCSI
Juan Rivas, Project Coordinator

CCSI's mission is to work alongside communities to identify systemic inequities, facilitate support and resources as well as advancing impactful and meaningful change

The Leadership Council serves as the advisory body for the Collaborate PASadena initiative

Pasadena Unified School District 
Elizabeth Blanco,
Deputy Superintendent
Kim Kenne, Board of Education

City of Pasadena 
Victor M Gordo, Mayor
Carla Hegwood, Coordinator, Office of the Young Child

Natasha Mahone

Higher Education
Mitch Aiken, California Institute for Technology

Faith-based Organizations
Eric Johnson, Associate Director, STARS & Board, Clergy Community Coalition

Non-Profit/Community-based Organizations
Mo Hyman, Executive Director, College Access Plan (Leadership Council Chair)
Lidia Carlton, Director Of Community Education, Planned Parenthood Pasadena & SGV

Fiscal Sponsor - Pacific Oaks College
Judy Castro, Vice President, Advancement & Partnership Development.
We partner with many community organizations and others doing great work in
Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre.
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