Andrea first joined yli as a youth participant in Community Action Model (CAM), advocating for minimum price laws and price promotion in San Francisco. She later became the program intern where she continued to uplift Bay Area youth with her commentary and passions for organizing. She now joins us as a Program Coordinator for Healthy Online Platform for Everyone (H.O.P.E.) Coalition organizing to hold social media accountable for the messages we receive online. Andrea also leads the Youth Civic Empowerment Training Series where youth leaders will learn how to engage with their local community.
Andrea graduated from San Francisco State University receiving a bachelors in Latino/a Studies and Race and Resistance under the Ethnic Studies Department. Andrea hopes to create a healthy community space filled with history and resources to assist the activists of today.