Our Team

Joe Ruano

Joe Ruano

Program Assistant

(213) 325-1511 | [email protected]

Joe Ruano joined UNITE-LA as Program Assistant supporting the Workforce Programs team in 2022. He specifically supports UNITE-LA's 2022 by 2022, Hire-L.A.’s Youth campaign and STEAM employer engagement efforts. Additionally, Ruano supports the Metro TCAP Internship Program, taking role as team leader and assisting with the Tech Pathways program by informing students of open job opportunities and supporting them through the application process.

In his previous role at UNITE-LA, Ruano supported our Smart Justice and Policy efforts, where he updated and kept track of UNITE-LA focused legislation, arranged internal meetings and supervised interns that were part of the C.O.R.E. program.

Ruano is currently enrolled in college and working on his associate degree before transferring to a four-year university. Outside of the office, Ruano enjoys fishing, playing chess and taking Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes with his nephews and niece.