Maiesha Kif

Manager of Outreach & Advocacy

Maiesha Kif is a fourth-generation civil and human rights advocate. She focuses on increasing awareness of California reparations, maximizing the impact of change in Black student education, and increasing collaborations on economic development barriers caused by cultural differences. Kif is a community champion across Los Angeles County, providing resources and information to support the marginalized community. 

She has extensive experience working in the non-profit field. Previously, she worked for Inland SoCal United Way in the Operations department and worked for the University of Chicago Hospitals in the Department of Social Services. Recently, Maiesha was selected for the LA Leads Fellowship for GPSN, which focuses on catalyzing excellence in public education. Kif is also a strategy partner for Edtrust-West for their partner strategy meetings that convene education equity leaders in LA to strategize and develop a playbook to support TK-12 district leaders in advancing race-conscious policymaking. Maiesha Kif is proud to advocate for the community and lead advocacy work for the Los Angeles Urban League!