The SPIN Academy Speakers

Catherine Han Montoya

Director of Field Integration and Capacity Building Initiatives, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Catherine leads the Immigration Field Project and other public education campaigns at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Education Fund.  The Immigration Field Project seeks to build leadership and multiethnic coalitions to effectively move the country toward comprehensive immigration reform while at the same time build a multi-issue civil and human rights agenda for the future. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights public education campaigns focus on building multi-faceted coalitions that can proactively impact an issue for the betterment of low-income and communities of color.  These initiatives leverage Ms. Montoya’s expertise in grassroots organizing, advocacy, communications and organizational development to build proactive civil and human rights coalitions across the country that have the tools they need to make progressive change in their communities.

 

Prior to her work at the Leadership Conference Ms. Montoya managed the Emerging Latino Communities Initiative at the National Council of Raza.