Shelia Balque

Shelia-BalqueBoard of Directors Co-Chair and Los Angeles Co-Coordinator. Shelia Blaque is a native of South Los Angeles and 3rd generation Angelino. She is currently the Program Coordinator of Student Services for the Los Angeles Community Organizing Academy, a free college-course program hosted at the Los Angeles Trade Technical College. As Program Coordinator, she functions as the go-to person for all student services needs from enrollment, coaching/retention, club activities and internships. As a former high school student organizer, she is passionate about providing more accessible and quality education to residents in South Los Angeles. Shelia is also a proud graduate of Soka University of America (B.A. Liberal Arts, 2010) and is an alumna of the Public Allies Los Angeles Americorps program.