Cheye-Ann Corona is a Senior Policy and Government Affairs Associate for Western States, working on issues related to small dollar and student lending. Cheye-Ann joined our Oakland office from Washington, D.C. where she worked on federal policy reforms ranging from issues related to homeownership, economic inequality, labor, education, and financial services.
Cheye-Ann has dedicated over a decade to advocating for viable public policy reforms that provide economic, political, and social mobility for communities of color. Prior to joining CRL, Cheye-Ann served as a Senior Legislative Assistant for Congressman Al Green a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee. She was a Graduate Housing Fellow with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute where she published a policy brief on federal policies to alleviate the affordable housing crisis. She also spent time as a Legislative Assistant in the California State Legislature and has been involved in organizing low-income communities of color in Los Angeles against gentrification.
Cheye-Ann graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.A. in International Development Studies and a two M.A.’s in Urban Planning and Latin American Studies.