Josué Argüelles, Co-Director, is a proud queer Xicano who grew up in LA. He worked as the workers right's project manager for a number of years with San Francisco Pride at Work, which focused on local labor law education and organizing of working class LGBT and Queer communities. He currently serves as Co-Director for Young Workers United and is the representative for the organization within the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Defense Committee. Additionally he sits on the Board of SF Pride at Work/HAVOQ and the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club.
Tiffany Crain Altamirano, Co-Director, graduated with her degree in Political Science and Peace Studies from Chapman University and became a community organizer at Congregations Organizing for Renewal (COR), working with congregations, schools and neighborhoods on issues concerning education, health care, affordable housing and immigration reform. At that time, she also served as a representative to the Alameda County Human Relations Commission. Before transitioning to YWU, she spent a year in Mexico teaching English at an International Baccalaureate School. Altamirano attends the University of San Francisco School of Law and is a Board member of the Oakland Peace Center, Disciples Peace Fellowship, and the UC Berkeley Labor and Occupational Health Program's Advisory Board.