Rudy Espinoza

Rudy Espinoza is the executive director of Inclusive Action for the City, a community development financial institution that works toward economic justice for low-income communities through advocacy and transformative economic development. Under his leadership, Inclusive Action helped legalize street vending in LA, passed statewide legislation to support street food vendors in California, deployed over $4,000,000 in microloans and grants to underserved entrepreneurs, and cocreated a commercial real estate initiative that preserves small businesses in gentrifying neighborhoods. Espinoza serves on the board of UNIDOS US, the United Way of Greater LA, the Center for Nonprofit Management, and Abode Community Housing.