Raised in the Bay Area, Stephanie is drawn to organize in her community and center mental health equity for BIPOC. Rooted in her experiences as a first generation hxstorically low-income self identified Latina, she envisions a liberated and revolutionary world with collective healing!
She earned her bachelors in Social Welfare from UC Berkeley which inspired her to continue community work. Prior to her role at CPEHN she worked as a Health Equity Program Coordinator with young people. They advocated for healthier communities through storytelling strategies aimed at preventing and reducing community challenges. As a Community Advocacy Manager, she leads statewide mental heath equity work for diverse and racial communities where she brings her experiences with community building, campaign design, event planning, and storytelling.
You can find her writing poems, podcasting, watching sunsets, finding new fuzzy socks, creating playlists, and searching for new vegan recipes!