Jacky Guerrero is the Director of the Equity in Community Investments team at Catalyst California. She partners with community-based organizations to support their budget advocacy demands by monitoring school district, city, and county budgets throughout the Central Valley and Southern California. During her time with Catalyst California, she has worked on campaigns that include winning equitable investments in youth development, language access, and justice reinvestment. She graduated with a master’s in public policy from the Luskin School of Public Affairs at the University of California Los Angeles and holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the California State University Northridge. Originally from Jalisco, Mexico, she grew up in Santa Barbara County. In her free time, Jacky likes to spend time with her family and friends.