Araceli Caldera is a daughter of immigrant parents, her mother from Sinaloa, Mexico, and her father from Baguio City, Philippines. Growing up with immigrant parents, Araceli witnessed the struggles to obtain services due to language barriers and discrimination. In her career, she has worked to address these barriers and address the challenges facing immigrants in the Inland Empire. As the ICIJ Census Coordinator, Araceli ensured that the diverse immigrant communities of the IE were counted. She now oversees a variety of projects including Redistricting, Community Membership, and Managing the various ICIJ Office Spaces.