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Carmen Llanes Pulido

Executive Director of Go! Austin/Vamos! Austin
Carmen Llanes Pulido is the founding executive director of Go Austin/ Vamos Austin or GAVA, a group that organizes and mobilizes community power for health equity. Llanes Pulido worked as a research analyst and organizer with the environmental justice organization, PODER, in East Austin in the early 2000s and later joined Marathon Kids, Green for All in Oakland, and others. Llanes Pulido currently serves on Austin's Planning Commission, and Independent Citizen's Redistricting Commission, the first of its kind, which drew maps for Austin's first geographically representative city council under 10-1​.