Leona Calvo
Executive Director

Extensive background of involvement with ATCF. Went on her first delegation in 2000 with her parents. Raised in Austin and studied Spanish in Guatemala as a teenager. Has worked in social work arenas and bilingual education. Mother of a tween girl and a baby boy, and her husband is a Gringo Tico.

Cristina Gonzalez
Education Coordinator

Cristina Gonzalez is a Texas native, born & raised en la frontera en el Rio Grande Valle. She moved to Austin in 2012 for school & graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology with a focus in Native American & Indigenous Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She became involved with Austin Tan Cerca as the Women & Fair Trade Coordinator in 2016 & now works as the border solidarity delegation organizer.

Robert Brehm
W&FT Volunteer Coordinator / Program Assistant

Robert began working with ATCF in September of 2017 as a Program Assistant, and began serving as Volunteer Coordinator for the organization in October of 2017. 

Robert is a Master of Global Policy Studies candidate at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT, specializing in International Development in Latin America and completing the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Studies from the RGK Center For Philanthropy and Community Service.



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