As Green For All’s Chief Strategist on State and Local Initiatives, Cecilia Estolano oversees the organization’s State and Local Initiatives Team and Capital Access Program. She is charged with spearheading Green For All’s effort to scale public-private partnerships to grow family-supporting green jobs in cities across the United States, and advocates for broad access and opportunity in all sectors of the clean-energy economy.
Prior to joining Green For All, Ms. Estolano served as Chief Executive Officer of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles (CRA/LA). Overseeing an annual budget of over $726 million and a work program covering 32 project areas, Ms. Estolano redefined the role of the largest redevelopment agency in the State of California. Under her leadership, CRA/LA rebuilt its housing department, adopted a landmark policy on local hiring in construction jobs, adopted a Healthy Neighborhoods policy, and created a $42 million Land Acquisition Fund to jump-start development in underserved markets like South Los Angeles.
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