Hannah Garcia (she/her) is a Senior Program Officer and co-leads EBCF’s community organizing, power-building, and movement-building strategy and grantmaking with a focus on Contra Costa County. She brings over a decade of experience in community organizing, racial justice facilitation, and nonprofit program management and is passionate about community-led decision-making and equitable systems change. Hannah’s earlier work focused on organizing with Latinx communities around immigrant and tenant rights, affordable housing, and juvenile justice. Prior to joining EBCF, Hannah served as the Grants Program Manager and Equity Catalyst for Arts Council Santa Cruz County where she worked to shift grantmaking and decision-making power to organizations and artists in BIPOC communities working at the intersection of social justice and the arts.
Hannah received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Chicano Studies from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She lives in Point Richmond with her partner and outside of work, enjoys dance, time in nature, and engaging in mindfulness practices that support the sustainability of social justice work.