Oscar E. Cruz

Oscar E.

Oscar E. Cruz is the Chief Operating Officer of the United Way of Greater Los Angeles. Previously, Mr. Cruz was the President & CEO of Families In Schools (FIS), which is dedicated to involving parents in gaining the best possible education for their children. He also served as a Program Director for Community Partners, directing projects in community technology and civic engagement and as Senior Program Manager at the Center for Civic Education, where he managed an international network of civil society organizations, school districts, universities, and foundations working to implement civic engagement programs for students and youth throughout the United States and Latin America. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Latin American studies from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and Latin America studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.