CARECEN (Central American Resource Center)

The "Central American Resource Center", which apparently has various chapters in Los Angeles, DC, and other cities. The L.A. location might be their main headquarters, but the exact structure isn't clear.

Executive director of the Los Angeles branch is Angela Sambrano:

Executive director of the DC branch is Saul Solorzano ( link):

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