Cynthia Carrasco White, Los Angeles Regional Representative
Staff Attorney, Rainbow Services
Cynthia Carrasco is the daughter of Ecuadorian immigrants and familiar with opportunities for first generation Americans. She was the first in her family to attend college and law school who has made a long term career in public interest law. She is a domestic violence shelter staff attorney at Rainbow Services, Ltd. She also currently serves as a Trustee for the Mirman School, a school for highly gifted children. Her non-profit leadership work has included serving as Model Courts Liaison for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, as Executive Director for the Hispanic National Bar Foundation, National Program Director for the Hispanic National Bar Association Legal Education Fund, and Executive Director for Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles, a music arts organization. She has served communities in Washington. D.C., in both education and social justice endeavors, namely as a former member of the CentroNia Board of Directors and as a member of the District of Columbia Public Defenders Service Board of Trustees. In California, she served the Glendora Unified schools as a member of the Glendora Education Foundation Board. Ms. Carrasco attended Syracuse University, where she focused on communications and political science and earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of La Verne College of Law as well as a Certificate in Transnational Law from Duke University School of Law. Ms. Carrasco is a single mother to two children, a second grade student and a preschooler.