Jose Lara Cruz is a paralegal for LAE working with the Excelsior Legal Collaborative. His passion and commitment for housing advocacy stems from the many injustices he witnessed in his community in the East Bay. Previously Jose worked with formerly incarcerated individuals, helping people on parole and probation navigate the employment field. Jose holds a BA in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. In his free time, he enjoys photography, writing with his collection of fountain pens and spoiling his cat Eloise.
Additional languages: Spanish