George EscobarChief of Programs and Services
Chief of Programs and Services George Escobar joined CASA in 2011. He oversees CASA’s Departments of Education, Community Economic Development, Data and Evaluation, and Human Services, which includes legal assistance, naturalization support, financial literacy, case management, and health navigation and health education initiatives. Programs within his portfolio provide services that address disparities and place community members in a stable situation, setting them up for success and introducing them to CASA’s power building and leadership development opportunities so they can participate in collective actions aimed at creating positive social change. George has over fifteen years of experience working for both the public and nonprofit sectors designing and leading a variety of programs in economic development, health, and employment assistance targeting the Latino and immigrant community. He previously served as Deputy Director in the DC Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs (OLA). He also served in high-level positions at the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Latino Economic Development Corporation and holds a Certificate in Public Management from George Washington University.