Gloria Rubio-Cortés, president of the National Civic League and a veteran business, philanthropic and non-profit organization leader, has joined Common Cause’s National Governing Board. “Gloria’s background in civil rights, community building, civic engagement and social justice issues makes her a perfect fit for Common Cause,” said Bob Edgar, Common Cause’s president and chief executive officer. “She has dedicated her professional life to civic leadership.”

A resident of Denver, Ms. Rubio-Cortés serves as executive editor of NCL’s quarterly National Civic Review, as well as the organization’s president. She is a member of the Denver Library Commission and the executive committee of the Deliberative Democracy Foundation and serves on the boards of Mile High United Way, Radio Bilingue, and the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado.

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