Senior Vice President, Policy & Public Affairs(213) 325-1513 | [email protected]
Sonia Campos-Rivera, Senior Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs, leads Early Childcare Education (ECE) efforts with UNITE-LA and the business community. In her role, she is tasked with drafting, identifying and supporting policies that support a coordinated system.
Previously, Campos-Rivera served as an appointed member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education, a policy-driven body tasked with developing strategic solutions to improve outcomes for California’s youngest learners and their families. Additionally, Campos-Rivera served in the statewide Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Task Force, which was tasked with developing statewide recommendations to ending deep poverty in California by 50 percent.
Prior to joining UNITE-LA, Campos-Rivera served as a policy liaison for California Speaker Emeritus, Fabian Núñez, represented former State Senator Gilbert Cedillo and served as a legislative aid for Assemblymember Dave Jones. She is also a former Planning Commissioner for the City of South Gate, where she served more than six years and helped guide the city towards opportunities to expand early education facilities in the Southeast Los Angeles communities.
When Campos-Rivera is not working, you can find her tending to her garden or spending quality time with her family.