Carla Contreras Cabrera
Project Manager I
Carla Contreras Cabrera (she/her) is a Project Manager I based at CALSTART’s headquarters in Pasadena, CA. Carla supports the marketing and outreach initiatives for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) and the Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE). She assists with stakeholder engagement, events, content creation, website management, and education to the public.
Carla holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, emphasized in Marketing from Humboldt State University. Throughout her career, her efforts have been primarily focused on creating positive environmental and social change in underserved communities through organizing, education, outreach, and engagement. Organizations she has worked with include Latino Outdoors, empowering communities of color to embrace cultura y familia as part of the outdoor narrative, The Housing Rights, promoting and securing fair housing and Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles, increasing access to the arts in Los Angeles.