Operation HOPE-North County is pleased to announce the appointment of Jaime (Jimmy) Figueroa as their new Executive Director.
Jimmy comes to the role from the Resilience Community Mentoring Program where he served as Program Manager. He developed and implemented the program under the Vista Community Clinic’s Health Promotion Center and in partnership with the San Diego County Probation Department. Prior to that, he worked with Oceanside Promise creating a Pilot Initiative for Latinx youth and as Program Supervisor for Project REACH Libby Lake. Jimmy is an alumnus of Oceanside Unified School District and MiraCosta College, holds a B.A. in political science from UC Berkeley and a Juris Doctor Degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He is a strong community advocate for the underserved, and currently holds leadership roles within the North County Gang Commission, Oceanside Police and Fire Commission, and MiraCosta Foundation Board.
Jimmy shared, “As a North County native, I am honored to serve my community in this capacity. Operation HOPE-North County has provided much needed support to countless families experiencing homelessness since 2003. It is a privilege to join such an impactful organization.”
“Jimmy will be a wonderful leader for the organization. His connection to the North County community and nonprofit world is a valuable asset,” said Beatriz “Bea” Palmer, newly appointed Board President. “He has extensive experience working with disproportionately impacted communities and his passion to empower families will align well with the mission and values of Operation HOPE-North County. I know that Jimmy will provide wonderful leadership for our staff and our organization.”
Operation HOPE-North County provides a safe, supportive, and caring environment to families with children and single women experiencing homelessness as they rebuild their lives and reclaim independence. For more information or to support the organization, click here.
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