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Luis Ornelas

Luis Ornelas served as Manager of Educational Practice for 4.5 years at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. As a grantmaker, he supported holistic student success by deploying $24 million in grants to tribal agencies, schools, districts, nonprofits, and researchers across the United States. He brings experience in the philanthropic, nonprofit, and community organizing spaces on education and housing justice issues. With Coro training, he plans to explore effective strategies that improve material conditions and build power for working class communities. Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Luis graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Urban Studies. He enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with loved ones.