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Karla SalazarLA County Federation of Labor, AFL CIO

Karla Salazar is a political and labor consultant. For the past 15 years, Karla has assisted labor unions, political candidates, nonprofits, and social enterprises with strategy, community outreach, lobbying, coaching, and leadership development. Karla has worked for organizations like Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE), People Organized for Westside Renewal (POWER), AFSCME International, the California Democratic Party (CDP), and L.A. County Federation of Labor, AFL CIO. She launched her political consulting firm in 2018, Pink Wave Campaigns, specializing in campaign management, social media marketing, public affairs, and grassroots organizing for highly targeted and individualized field programs for women candidates and allies, she also works with small businesses in the Los Angeles area.​ She holds a B.A. in Political Science from California State University, Los Angeles, and an M.S. in Social Entrepreneurship from USC Marshall School of Business.