Jose is a native of Guatemala. He migrated to the U.S. at a young age and was raised in Compton, California for most of his life. He attended the College of the Siskiyous where he graduated with an AA degree. Jose joined Community Coalition in 2014 as an Outreach worker. Before coming to the Community Coalition, he worked for the Coalition for Engaged Education-HOPE (CEE-HOPE) as a Youth Navigator. Jose Ramirez is truly a success story. His mother passed away at an early age and was also undocumented for many years. He has overcome all of these challenges and is now a proud US citizen.
Fun Fact: Jose loves cooking new recipes and makes the best “dirty beans” in the city of LA.