Henry Perez
Associate Director

Gender Pronouns: He / Él


Henry earned his Master's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles' Graduate School of Education and Information Studies where, as a student activist he worked to recruit undergraduate students of color. Henry previously worked as a community organizer in West Los Angeles organizing residents to be involved in shaping policy to improve community safety, affordable housing, and educational opportunities.


At InnerCity Struggle since 2005, Henry has developed a strong base of parents and has expertise in community, parent and civic engagement, including coalition building, campaign and strategy development. Henry works in partnership with key education and parent organizing leaders and has relationships with local leaders in the community. Henry also leads the civic engagement work for InnerCity Struggle. Henry is a community appointee of LAUSD’s Student Discipline and School Climate School Board committee. He is the proud dad of two young children attending an LAUSD school.