Carlos Osvaldo Cortez
Dr. Carlos Osvaldo Cortez is a doctorate holder who has extensively researched the ways that educators and administrators of color have shaped the welfare and education policies of America. Today, he is president of a large division of the San Diego Community College District, overseeing more than 40,000 students each year. He is also, and has been, an adjunct faculty member with many notable campuses, including UC Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, and NYU. It has been his honor and pleasure to assist the underserved communities of California by being a member of several legislative task forces. Carlos Osvaldo Cortez is committed to social justice, and driven by a passion for urban educational reform.