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Aquí is led by a visionary board of Latino leaders who are deeply committed to this work and see the value that this organization will bring to Latino communities.


Francela Chi de Chinchilla

Independent Consultant 

Francela Chi de Chinchilla is an expert in advocacy strategy and coalition building for progressive causes and issues affecting people of color. She is an independent consultant advising her clients on issues of philanthropic strategy, board development, environmental justice, immigrant justice and Latinx representation in politics.

Previously, Francela was Vice President of Partnerships for Equis, an organization dedicated to understanding the Latinx electorate by investing in data, digital innovation and convening power. Before Equis, she served her nonprofit clients as a Principal at The Raben Group with strategic planning and execution of high-level decision making for long-term campaigns. She served as the lead Washington representative for large membership organizations and foundations on issues including immigrant inclusion, health equity, and the Latinx political power by representing them on Capitol Hill, with the Administration, and among peer organizations.

While at the Raben Group, Francela concurrently served as the Vice President of Advocacy and Partnerships on the creation of a Smithsonian American Latino Museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC.
A graduate of Georgetown University and the University of Southern California, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three gorgeous kiddos.


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