Joel Soria

Joel Soria

Communications Associate, San Jose

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Joel Soria is the Communications Associate at Innovate Public Schools, where he develops content, supports press relations, and manages Innovate’s subscriber communication and social media presence. He is primarily focused on the San Jose region, but also provides support to the San Francisco and Peninsula regions.

Prior to this role, Joel worked in the tech startup industry, specifically as an Account Coordinator for App Store Optimization experts Gummicube. In 2018, he earned a B.A. in Human Communications from California State University, Monterey Bay.

Joel’s passion for educational equity links back to his own public education experience in California’s Monterey Bay and Central Valley.

In his leisure time, Joel is a freelance soccer writer, covering the San Jose Earthquakes for and the world’s sport in general for NBC Sports Soccer.

What I love most about our work is…

…knowing that, slowly but surely, we are eradicating the entrenched educational inequities within our community.

Inspiring Quote

«Justice that is not rooted in equity, in social welfare, and in community is not justice at all.» – DeRay Mckesson