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Ashleigh Loa

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Leader Ashleigh Loa from 2022 Leaders Asia-Pacific.

Executive Director, Faith Action for Community Equity

Hawaiʻi

Ashleigh Loa is the executive director at Faith Action for Community Equity, a grassroots, interfaith nonprofit organization committed to improving the quality of life in Hawaiʻi. Through shared values and collective power, the group addresses the root causes of social injustice. Ashleigh is particularly passionate about affordable housing, fairness and inclusion, and civic engagement. She has organized grassroots initiatives to empower community leaders to take collective action to address disparities in their neighborhoods over her three years with the organization, aiding people in submitting testimony, publishing op-eds, and efforts in support of affordable housing. Ashleigh is from Hawaiʻi and is passionate about seeing her home islands and their people thrive.

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