Meet Our Team

Karen Diaz

IVE Program Co-Manager


Karen Díaz is an experienced campaign and grassroots organizer with a demonstrated history of working in high-profile House races in California. Most recently she serves as the Deputy Director of Civic Engagement for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) and CHIRLA Action Fund. Karen has successfully managed field programs across California focused on the Latino, youth, women and new American voters turnout in every election. At CHIRLA, she led the Ponte en el Mapa Redistricting campaign engaging over 1,500 immigrants to make their voices heard in the redistricting process. As a DACAmented immigrant from El Salvador, Karen organizes communities to build electoral power. Karen has bachelor degrees in Political Science and Communications from the University of California, Davis.