Travis County, Hays County Caldwell County
Comal County, Bexar County
Carla -Joy Sisco knows what it’s like to have to work two jobs to care for her family only to come home too exhausted to spend quality time with them. She has experienced having to get up at 4:00am to take several buses to get to work on time. She has had apprehensions, such as, who would care for my children until the end of the workday amid declining school and community services. These are some of the experiences she shares with her community.
She is proud to call Texas her home for over 10 years and has been a resident of District 35 for 7 years. Her background is steeped in community service that extends over decades. She has a passion for serving that ranges from working with youth, single parents and is a proud supporter of veterans.
She was one of the founding members of a non-profit that serviced At-Risk Youth for over twenty years. The services were then expanded to include several alcohol and drug recovery residences for single parents with children. She is also a proud supporter of Wounded Warriors an organization that supports veterans.
Carla-Joy developed volunteer and mentoring programs for high school and college students and serve a one of the mentors. She helped to develop programming for women suffering from domestic violence. She also volunteered to serve on the City of Austin COVID Response Team and was awarded a medal for her service. Other volunteer services include teaching at youth detention centers and prisons.
She was the Co-Chair of the Home and School Association where her children attended school.
Carla-Joy’s most recent endeavors include managing a multi-million-dollar project. She also works as a Business Process Consultant assisting enterprises with managing their operations.
Carla-Joy has an undergraduate degree in Finance, a degree in Spanish Literature, and a Teaching Certificate from Harvard University. She is a member of The Local Government Hispanic Network, The Austin Hispanic Latino Network, The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), and Hispanic Austin Leader (HAL).