Esther Lucero, MPP, is of Dine’ and Latina descent. She is the Director of Policy and Programs at the Native American Health Center in Oakland, California. She has dedicated her work to promoting policy change for urban American Indians/Alaska Natives using a community driven, multi-media approach. She attended Mills College and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Native American Studies in 2007 and a Master of Public Policy in 2010. Her passions include transformative approaches to research and evaluation for Indigenous peoples, Native Science, Federal Indian Law and policy, and reproductive justice for Indigenous women.
- "From Tradition to Evidence: Decolonization of the Evidence-based Practice System," The Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Growing Roots: Native American Evidence-Based Practices, December 2011
- "The New Generation," The Womanist Journal, 2006
- Master of Public Policy, Mills College, Oakland, CA
- BA, Native American Studies, Mills College, Oakland, CA