Meet the Staff

Juana Rosa Cavero and Angeline Wong at the Women’s Foundation of CA’s 40th Anniversary LA Event

Juana Rosa Cavero (Executive Director)

With a strong commitment to reproductive justice, Juana Rosa Cavero has dedicated her professional career and community advocacy to projects that make real improvements to people’s lives. This vision has been crafted by roles within reproductive justice, public health, Latino/a policy research and civil rights advocacy. She gained her experience within the US and globally with organizations such as the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR)Pacific Institute for Women’s HealthAdvancement Project, and Women’s Policy Institute of California. Currently, she is Director of the California Coalition for Reproductive Freedom (CCRF), the largest statewide alliance dedicated to reproductive freedom in California. CCRF centers on building a movement that increases the capacity and visibility of the over 40-member organizations to fully participate in determining and achieving reproductive freedom. Since 2014, Juana Rosa has also served as President of the Mid-City Neighborhood Council, an elected position representing a constituency of 50,000 in Los Angeles. In 2019, Juana Rosa was appointed as a Delegate to the CA Democratic Party. She also maintains a side-hustle: taking care of three kids and a partner who call her “mimi” and demand that she read The Avengers themed comic books over and over and over every, single, day.  

Angeline Wong (Operations Manager)

Dedicated to CCRF’s success, Angeline Wong values the importance of unity when fighting for sexual and reproductive health, justice, and freedom. Currently the Operations Manager at CCRF, Angeline utilizes her experience in administrative support to help CCRF create meaningful discussions within the coalition and in our communities. She began her experience at ACCESS Women’s Health Justice, where she was able to contribute to the organization’s growth through the strengthening of its internal and financial operations. Grounded in supporting her community, she continued to expand her skillset through gaining the skills as a sex educator at San Francisco Sex Information (SFSI) and attending conferences around the US. A first generation Asian American, Angeline enjoys making connections through understanding the intersectionalities that affect our day to day life. Aside from her position at CCRF, Angeline also studies Psychology at Saint Mary’s College of California and works for sexual and reproductive freedom in her varying communities.

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