Meet Our Trainers
Ambar Calvillo-Rivera is the Principal and Co-Founder of CR Strategies LLC, a stakeholder and civic engagement consulting firm. Ambar brings nearly a decade of experience in strategic partner engagement, coalition building, and civic engagement across diverse communities. Ambar served as the Vice President of Campaigns for Voto Latino, where she led the implementation of Somos Más, a national campaign that mobilized young Latinos with SMS and digital engagement ahead of the historic 2018 midterm elections, successfully registering 202,339 people to vote in 11 states, with 76% voter turnout. Prior to that, Ambar led the mobilization of national organizations and caucuses during the historic 2017 special elections, to support down-ballot candidates across the country, as the Director of Community Engagement and Strategic Partnerships at the Democratic National Committee (DNC). She also previously served as National Director of Field and Partner Engagement for Enroll America.