Management team

James McCaskill

Executive Director

Leading the organization, and overseeing operations, development, and strategy, James has a background in organization development & leading organizations through strategic change and renewed vision.


Diana Nguyen

Program Manager

Overseeing all the moving parts of our program from planning to delivery while serving 1,000 participants each year, Diana impresses us all with her care and compassion for our families while managing all the details.

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Alejandra Guttierez

Community Education Manager

Developing and managing our Community Education program, Alejandra has an extensive background in adult education including as an associate professor at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA, and at community colleges in Monterey and Santa Clara Counties. In her most recent position, Alejandra provided support to underserved families accessing behavioral health services.

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Andy Garcia-Romo

Volunteer Coordinator  & Program Impact Analyst

Managing our amazing volunteers, coordinating special groups, overseeing drive collections for items like basic necessities and tracking our program data, as a son of East Bay, Andy is also an avid Oakland A's fan and don't hold it against him!