Ana Cecilia Perez

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Ana Cecilia Perez is an immigrant rights leader and a passionate leadership and community builder. She has been at the forefront of organizing effective multi-racial and multi-sector coalitions on local and national levels.

Ana Cecilia Perez is also an independent consultant working with non-profit organizations, government agencies and foundations to increase their impact and organizational effectiveness. Ms. Pérez has been consulting for more than 15 years. She has expertise in organizational change, multicultural transformative leadership development, and in building collaborations rooted in equity and community empowerment frameworks. She is fully bilingual and bicultural and has worked in Spanish-only professional settings in the US and Latin America.

Ms. Pérez's consulting areas include: strategic planning, crisis management, media and communications strategy, challenging oppression dynamics, increasing equity (policy, teams, services provided, etc.) and conflict resolution.

Prior to becoming a consultant, Ms. Pérez directed multiple prominent organizations and has held senior positions in civil rights, national and international policy groups including CARECEN SF,, and Global Exchange. Prior to her social justice non-profit experience, Ana worked as a print and radio journalist and worked for KALW radio, Latino USA and wrote for multiple outlets.

Ms. Pérez and her family fled the Salvadoran civil war in the early 1980s. She grew up in the Central American community in Los Angeles, benefitting from the 1986 immigration reform law. She has a B.A. from UCSD and a Masters in Journalism from UCB.[1]


Ana Cecilia Perez is a consultant with RoadMap, a Freedom Road Socialist Organization affiliated consultancy group .[2]

Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward


Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward was a phone in webinar organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization in the wake of the 2016 election.

Now what? We’re all asking ourselves that question in the wake of Trump’s victory. We’ve got urgent strategizing and work to do, together. Join Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson of the Movement for Black Lives and Freedom Road, Calvin Cheung-Miaw, Jodeen Olguin-Taylor of Mijente and WFP, Joe Schwartz of the Democratic Socialists of America, and Sendolo Diaminah of Freedom Road for a discussion of what happened, and what we should be doing to build mass defiance. And above all, how do we build the Left in this, which we know is the only solution to the crises we face?

This event will take place Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 9pm Eastern/8pm Central/6pm Pacific.

Those invited, on Facebook included Ana Cecilia Perez.[3]

Deep Democracy Lab


Movement Strategy Center May 19, 2017;

The beloved community of this week's Deep Democracy lab! #connection #courage #commitment <3 <3 <3 — with Jodeen Olguin-Tayler, Ana Cecilia Perez, Tammy Johnson, Nwamaka Agbo, Alexis Flanagan, Rosie Abriam, Michael Scott Nine, Vanessa Nisperos, Tomas Garduno, Yalini Dream, Gerardo Marin, Calvin Williams, Miya Yoshitani, Judith LeBlanc, Anthony Giancatarino, Taj James, Byron Gudiel, Julie Quiroz, Victoria Benson, Kristen Zimmerman, Beth Glenn, Ariel Jacobson, Rosa Esperanza Gonzalez, Rachel Humphrey, Nanci Lee, Mimi Ho, Supriya Lopez Pillai, Dana Ginn Paredes, Kelly Miller, Marc Mascarenhas-Swan, Helen S. Kim, Jovida Ross, Aparna Shah, Aisha Shillingford, Sarah Quiroga and Jacqui Patterson.

Global Power Shift Training crew

Joshua Kahn Russell July 30, 2013 ·


Some of the Global Power Shift Training crew the day before kickoff! — with Koreti Mavaega Tiumalu, Juan Carlos Soriano, June Rubis, Cesar Maxit, Ayesha D'Souza, Zeph Repollo, Heather Box, Andrea Parra, Hong Hoang, Jess Rimington, Payal Parekh, Kevin Smith, Lushendrie Naidu, Anna Goldstein, Anna Collins Nham, Yuliya Makliuk, Julian Mocine-Mcqueen, Juliana Russar, Deirdre Cybele Smith, Will Bates, Bhavik Lathia, Landry Ninteretse, Nicolo Wojewoda, Lucy Manne, Nanjira Ni Mimi, Daniel Hunter, Katie Ellis, Felix Chali Chalikulima, Ana Cecilia Perez, Fenton Lutunatabua, Navina Moon, Christine Cordero, Mychal Estrada, Hannah Flowernose, Ram Chandra Paudel, Emma Youfrau, Denys Tsutsayev, Denis Burke, Eduardo Santaela, Cady Voge, Sean Yap Sei-Been Devlin, Chaitanya Kumar.k, Sharon Lungo, May Boeve, Dharmesh Shah, Yesim Yalman, Mikaele Maiava and Aaron Packard at Kilios, Turkey.