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Luis Arenas
Luis is the Interim Director for Children & Family Services. He first joined The Unity Council in 2005 as an AmeriCrops member. He later joined the Children & Family Services division where he worked in various roles, including as an Assistant Parent Involvement Coordinator and Recordkeeping & Reporting Coordinator working with the Director on monitoring contract and funding compliance. In 2010, Luis was selected as a National Head Start Fellow at the Office of Head Start in Washington, DC and worked on policy initiatives relating to dual language learners. Upon returning to The Unity Council, Luis helped lead the agency’s Head Start expansion into Concord, CA.

Luis holds a Master of Arts degree in Education from San Francisco State University and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. He is also a certified Pre-K CLASS trainer and is a board member of the Contra Costa County Local Planning & Advisory Council for Early Care & Education.