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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.


Jacqueline Martinez Garcel

CEO, Latino Community Foundation (LCF)

Jacqueline Martinez Garcel serves as the CEO of the Latino Community Foundation (LCF). The mission of LCF is to unleash the civic and economic power of Latinos. Under her leadership, the Foundation has raised nearly $100 million to advance this mission. Today, LCF leads one of the largest networks of Latino philanthropists in the country and it is the only statewide foundation solely focused on investing in Latino leaders. Jacqueline is driven by a sense of urgency, justice, and determination to create opportunities for Latinos to thrive economically and engage civically.

Previously, Jacqueline served as Vice President of the New York Health Foundation (NYHealth). Prior to joining NYHealth, Jacqueline served as the Executive Director of Community Voices in New York, part of a national initiative of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Jacqueline has been appointed to several Boards, including the Institute for Civic Leadership, NAMI-NYC Metro, and Grantmakers in Health. She has served on the advisory board for the Center for Effective Philanthropy, KQED Community Advisory Panel, and co-chaired the National Latino Funds Alliance (NLFA). Currently, she serves on the Board for Equis Institute, Aqui-Latino Accountability Movement, Philanthropy Together, and the Leadership Council of California Forward.

Jacqueline holds a Master in Public Health from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University. 

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