Ken Montenegro is a Los Angeles native and has been a nonprofit technologist for over 17 years. He has been fortunate enough to work with the Northeast Valley Health Corporation; Maternal & Child Health Access; Homeless Healthcare Los Angeles; and the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles. He is currently the Information Technology Director at Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles.
Ken is a board member of NTEN (the Nonprofit Technology Network), the Immigrant Defenders Law Center, and is Executive Vice President of the National Lawyers Guild. He is also one of the co-founders of the Stop LAPD Spying Coaltion.
When not doing nonprofit technology, Ken can often be found working with community based groups resisting state violence on behalf of the National Lawyers Guild or bumming around book and record stores with his teenage son.
Ken is the offspring of Guatemalan & Ecuadorian migrants. His educational background is in history and literature; is a law school graduate; and has had poetry translations (Spanish to English) appear in 3 literary journals.