How to use this directory of resources

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EchoX includes a steadily growing searchable database of organizations, groups, writers, artists and others organized by ethnicity, cultural focus, type of heritage work and/or type of community action. Check back often to see newly added listings!

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ALMA VILLEGAS brings over 25 years of experience facilitating efforts founded on social justice and equity. She has a long track record in organizational development in the private and public sector including policy, program and evaluation. A seasoned equity advisor and community engagement professional, she has worked collaboratively on a broad range of projects conducting equity assessments and strategic planning, providing one-on-one and group equity coaching and mentorship, facilitating dialogues that are grounded in safe space principles and racial equity, and developing media and social networking platforms for multi-lingual and multi-cultural communities.



Alma Villegas Consulting strives to develop genuine and actionable engagement between diverse communities and the entities that serve them. Alma provides technical assistance and strategies to move policies into sustainable practices. She cultivates long-term relationships that prioritize equity and social justice.
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Equity and Social Justice Leadership Facilitation and Framework Development – Facilitated social equity dialogues for organizations, boards, public administrators, and staff placing equity principles at the forefront of organizational development and growth. Supports internal groups in developing unique frameworks that enable them to apply an equity lens to evaluate and develop policies and practices

Assessment and Evaluation – Extensive experience in policy, program and diverse community needs assessment, and evaluation. Utilizing a wide range of tools and methodologies to ensure accessible and equitable engagement. Distills research findings into clear, actionable insights that directly support clients in progressing toward their programmatic goals.

Diverse Community Engagement – Over 25 years of experience in community engagement, capacity building, leadership development, and systems advocacy for low income, immigrant, and refugee populations and organizations across the region. Skilled at leveraging professional training and lived experiences to identify appropriate tools and platforms to ensure meaningful, empowering forms of engagement for all communities.

Community Strategy Expertise – Led inclusive and collaborative local and regional planning processes to address agency and community priorities, with an emphasis on equitable access and sustainability. Adept in identifying and supporting bold steps toward achieving goals while also maintaining compatibility with economic, political, and other constraints that cities, agencies, and organizations often face.