El Lobo (The Wolf)
“I create a world of joy, ease and freedom through connection, love, and forgiveness.”
Charlie funneled $89,000 in community donations after the Alameda fire into survival necessities for migrant families while simultaneously serving on several disaster response, emergency shelter, and transitional housing task forces. Charlie earned a degree from UC Berkeley. He then started a bilingual homework and soccer after-school program. He has worked in Oakland, Richmond, Ecuador, and Berkeley, where he created a bilingual middle school classroom. He helped found an Elementary Immersion Program and completed his Master’s in Education Administration.