Dinora joined SDOP in 2014 and organizes in five churches across San Diego county. She has prior experience with advocacy and nonprofit training organizations in San Diego and the Bay Area. Dinora leads SDOP’s voter engagement work, as well as San Diego’s Rapid Response Network that works to protect undocumented immigrants from raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and U.S. Border Protection (CBP).
In 2014, Dinora led a volunteer effort to help pass Proposition 47 in California with a campaign based in south San Diego, where SDOP leaders knocked on more than 20,000 doors. In 2017, Dinora led 300 faith leaders into a public action for Senate Bill 54 (the CA Values Act) implementation, targeting the San Diego County sheriff and San Diego police chief. She is a first generation Mexican-Salvadoran college graduate and has a masters’ in public affairs and applied politics from the University of San Francisco. Dinora believes profoundly that unlocking the power of people can and will be the vehicle to the liberation of all our people.