Maria del Carmen Gutierrez, MA

Senior Director of Membership

Director of Membership Maria del Carmen Gutierrez, MA is a powerhouse from Puerto Rico who began with CASA in 2019. She is a strategic thinker with more than fifteen years of experience in planning, developing, managing union labors and community organizations campaigns, training staff, and empowering leaders, resulting in several amazing achievements. Maria del Carmen designs and manages the Membership Field Program with almost 100 canvassers in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia which is building power, increasing financial strength, and growing the organizing capacity of CASA. Prior to joining CASA, she was fighting for justice in Puerto Rico. Maria del Carmen planned, designed, and supervised a successful campaign against the privatization of the Puerto Rico Public Schools System. She also designed and managed the winning teacher’s labor union election campaign for the Puerto Rico Teacher Association. She holds a Bachelor in Multidisciplinary Studies and Pre-Law. She also earned a Master in Social Media and Digital Marketing from the University of Barcelona, Spain.

Media Mentions:

Maria has written several articles for different news organizations such as The Philidelphia Inquirer and Resumen Latinoamericano. She has been featured in other news media such as in the Capital News Service for her work at CASA. Most recently, she has been published on both WITF radio and in the York Dispatch.