Transforming healthcare to advance equity, young women of color in leadership, public policy, civic engagement, affordable housing, community organizing, systems change, public health & health in all policies.
Maria is a public health professional, community organizer and elected official passionate about working with impacted communities and institutions and policy makers to create and implement innovative ideas for addressing Minnesota's barriers to racial and health equity.
Co-founder of Richfield & Bloomington Latino Childcare Provider Network, funder and supporter of multiple community health based projects in Latino Community across the Twin-Cities. Mentor to young latino boy, girls and young adults.
Provide the support, resource and encouragement to our Latino youth and emerging leaders to follow their dreams, grow their power and change our communities.