Meet Carlos Jimenez




Carlos is a community and social justice advocate with experience in promoting workers and family rights, organizing public policy changes, and promoting the voice of the under- and unrepresented.

Carlos is a community development representative who has founded non-profits, served on non-profit boards, served as an elected official, designed education programs, and developed and promoted community engagement programs.

Carlos is an artist and musician who develops his work at Los Pajaros Studio Gallery.



  • · Inter-governmental and legislative relations
  • · Public speaking 
  • · Project management 
  • · Public policy experience
  • · Community development  
  • · Media relations 
  • · Local government 


  • Executive Director and Founder Centro Cultural Mexicano
  • Director Redmond Cinco de Mayo Fiesta 
  • City of Bellevue Latino Police Advisory Council
  • City of Redmond Community Police Advisory Council
  • State Committee Man for 48thLD Democrats
  • WA State Latino Democratic Caucus 1st Congressional District Rep
  • Chair and Founder WA State Latino Legislative Day in Olympia
  • Member of the executive board Martin Luther King Jr. County Labor Council
  • Vice Chair for diversity committee for King County Labor Council
  • Chair Labor Council for the Latin America Advancement WA chapter
  • Chair of the L.U.L.A.C. Seattle Chapter
  • IUPAT District 5 Local 1094 Sign Painters
  • Elected to North Highline Unincorporated Area Council At- large position
  • Member of Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride
  • Professor of Community Development, University of Guadalajara
  • Board member of Comite Pro Amnistia General y Justicia Social
  • Director of Fiestas Patrias and 5 de Mayo celebration at Seattle Center
  • Chair of Campana Quetzal children's education program
  • Educational program at Chief Sealth High School
  • Ahora in Washington – TV and Radio host 

Education and Training


Degree of Fine Arts

University of Guadalajara School of Fine Arts


Degree in Civil Engineering

University of Guadalajara


Graduate of Paris School of Art in the   Business of Art

Organizing Institute AFL-CIO

Leadership Institute of Texas