La Brega y Fuerza Fund Board

Camille Rivera

As a Partner at New Deal Strategies, Camille Rivera draws on deep ties to the labor movement and years of experience with issues and electoral campaigns in New York State and nationwide. She has advised high-level labor and elected candidates on our time’s most pressing national and statewide problems. Camille has secured victories for her clients nationwide, from Nevada and Arizona to at home in NYC. She has served as a Senior Advisor for U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Working Families Party, SEIU, Voto Latino, Move On, and RWDSU. She has managed statewide and national advocacy coalition campaigns on climate, fair wages, and workers’ rights. Camille’s decades of experience include serving as a Deputy commissioner in the New York City Department of Homeless Services, the Director for United NY, and a coordinator for Fight for 15. She is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University. Camille is Puerto Rican and is originally from the Bronx, is a mother and currently resides in Brooklyn.

Prisca Salazar-Rodriguez

Prisca Salazar-Rodriguez is a partner at Bolton-St. Johns as well as co-founder and partner of Evolution Strategies, a firm focused on Latino empowerment. Prisca has nearly 30 years of experience as a leader in government and on behalf of companies and organizations across New York and nationally. She began her career in government and politics in the Office of the Bronx Borough President, serving three borough presidents during her 22-year tenure. Her experiences range from working for Hilary Clinton’s first U.S. Senatorial campaign to being a senior advisor for the Empire State Development Corporation of NYC Mayor Bill Deblasios’s Administration. Prisca is a Bronx Native.

Michael Kink

Michael Kink is the Executive Director of the Strong Economy for All Coalition, a labor-community coalition focused on economic fairness & income inequality. He has helped lead campaigns to win a state “Millionaires Tax,” increase in the state minimum wage, reduce the impact of big money on politics, and organize with fast-food and low-wage workers in the “Fight for $15.” He has organized and participated in dozens of civil disobedience and direct action protests with HIV/AIDS, Occupy, and disability, antipoverty & civil rights coalitions. He studied meditation at Dai Bosatsu Zendo and has worked to bring faith, activist, and mindfulness communities together for political and social activism. He is a public interest attorney with degrees from Brown University and the NYU School of Law and has worked on economic justice, poverty, HIV/AIDS, homelessness, disability, and children’s issues in New York State and Washington, DC.

Colin Rogero

Colin Rogero is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Conexión, the most diverse media agency in democratic politics. Rogero is regarded as one of the most creative Latino filmmakers and media consultants in politics. In addition to his domestic relationships, Colin has worked extensively in Europe, Mexico, Central America, and South America, advising on Latino issues and campaigns. Colin began his career in Los Angeles, where he was the lead creative on multiple award-winning advertising and film campaigns. For his impact, he’s earned more than 100 innovative and strategic awards, including 100 Most Influential Political Consultants in the World, Campaign of the Year, Spanish Language Ad of the Year, a CLIO and Cannes awards, and the Independent Lens Documentary Award, and many more. Colin was raised in South Florida and currently lives in Washington, DC.

Rosemary Rivera

Rosemary is the Executive Director of Citizen Action of New York and the Public Policy & Education Fund. She also serves as the state chair of the Alliance for Quality Education and as a state committee member of the Working Families Party. Rosemary was born and raised in New York City and spent many years in Rochester, serving as Commissioner of the Rochester Housing Authority. She is Puerto Rican and a long-time veteran organizer, advocate, and policy thinker in New York State.