David Loaeza is a Policy Associate for CA Fwd. Previously, he co-founded a web design business that connected other small businesses in Orange County to a growing social media generation in order to help them survive during the 2008 recession. While attending the University of California, Los Angeles, he interned at the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento, where he co-authored a proposal encouraging collaboration between California and the Mexican government in order to help needy Mexican families receive child support funds and immigration law counseling. While studying in Thailand, David assisted the Human Development Forum Foundation (HDFF) in making the country safer for nonprofit employees by designing online reports to track violent incidents against these employees. David is a graduate of UCLA.