Terio Ruiz graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Screenwriting. After leaving college, he began a career of working with disinvested communities in Los Angeles. He served as an AmeriCorps member during the 2013-2014 school year with an educational reform nonprofit known as City Year. Then he worked as a Community Organizer from 2015 to 2018 for a local policy reform nonprofit known as Community Coalition. After community organizing, he returned to City Year Los Angeles and served as a Program Manager from 2018 to 2021. These above experiences have provided him with a strong understanding of storytelling, Los Angeles public school civic knowledge, Los Angeles political civic knowledge, team development and school partnership dynamics.
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