Katelyn Ogawa is the Program Coordinator for Advancing Justice- LA’s Health Access Project, which strives to engage and empower Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians through outreach, education, and enrollment efforts. Her coordinating role involves the statewide development of translated materials for limited English proficient communities, capacity-building among partner organizations, and the Medi-Cal expansion in Orange County.
Prior to joining Advancing Justice-LA, Ogawa served as a program planning and evaluation intern at United Way Orange County, where she assisted in the creation and evaluation of a school-based intervention aimed at reducing childhood obesity rates in Orange County. She also completed requirements to be a Clinical Care Extender from COPE Health Solutions through Riverside Community Hospital.
Ogawa is certified in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners and is currently completing a Master’s Degree in Public Health at University of California, Irvine. Ogawa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of California, Riverside.