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About Me

Nayeli is the Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance for Community Development. A graduate of UC Hastings College of Law with a double concentration in Government and Social Justice and a former Coro Fellow, Nayeli is dedicated to improving the lives of Bay Area residents through creative problem-solving, systems-thinking, and community organizing. 

Nayeli has worked for elected officials at the federal, state, and local levels, drafting legislation, analyzing policy, negotiating solutions, and organizing community-building events. She has worked as a strategist with an innovation consulting firm, and managed political campaigns in California and Nevada.

Nayeli's mother is Irish-American and her father immigrated to the United States from Mexico. Nayeli grew up in San Francisco before moving to Oakland with her partner, Andrew. Nayeli is a mother of two children and in her free time, she enjoys creating art, building things, and seeing new places.

Stay in Touch

If you would like to get in touch, send me an email at nayeliforoakland@gmail.com