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Elena Chavez

Consumer Reports

Elena oversees all Spanish language outreach for the organization.  In addition to serving as CR’s chief spokesperson for Spanish language media, she manages Consumer Reports en Español , Consumer Reports’ Free Spanish-language Web site with a mix of buying advice, product and policy information and Lo Nuevo Para Ti, a free monthly newsletter. 

Elena has worked for Consumer Reports for 15 years. Her first 9

years as a Senior Policy Analyst and lobbyist working on statewide legislation to improve state-sponsored health insurance programs in California. She was also Project Coordinator for Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools, a statewide outreach and enrollment project for the Children’s Health Insurance Programs.

Elena has more than 25 years experience working with multicultural audiences to ensure they receive quality information and guidance, focused on Consumer Education, Capacity Building, Cultural Relevance, and Community Engagement.