Rebeca Rangel joined the ILRC in December 2017 as our New Americans Campaign Program Manager. She is responsible for managing national projects and local collaborations that transform the way aspiring citizens navigate the path to becoming new Americans.
Prior to joining ILRC, Rebeca was a Senior Vice President at Bank of the West and directed the Bank’s philanthropic investments and corporate social responsibility initiatives. She also served as a Bank of the West Charitable Foundation Trustee, Secretary for the Bank’s Executive Management Committee, and Special Assistant to the Chairman. Rebeca has also worked in federal government as a Legislative Assistant to Congresswoman Hilda L. Solis and as a Judicial Law Clerk at the San Francisco Immigration Court.
Rebeca holds a BA in Urban Studies from Stanford University, a MPP from Harvard Kennedy School, and a JD from Northwestern School of Law. Throughout her academic career, Rebeca engaged deeply in public service activities and interned with several organizations including the International Criminal Court, National Immigrant Justice Center, National Council of La Raza, Accion USA, Peninsula Community Foundation, and others. Rebeca has also served on the board of directors of the Making Waves Foundation and Familias Unidas, both based in her hometown of Richmond, California.