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Leticia Herrera Mendez

Leticia Herrera is a DACA recipient and a current student at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB). In June 2019, Leticia will obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and two certificates: one in Spanish Public Services and another in Social Services. She is a person committed to help and spread awareness about the Latinx community. She is an immigrant activist and served as the Vice President of the student organization, Undocumented Advocates at CSUSB, where she advocates for the rights of undocumented immigrants.

Leticia is a dedicated person and even with her on campus and community involvement, she still manages to maintain an outstanding GPA. Leticia is a Dream.Us national scholarship recipient and a COFEM scholar. Her work and dedication to her community have granted her the opportunity to serve as the California Delegate for Fuerza Migrante National Political Group. Her passion for education, political change, and advocacy have been recognized by the 40th and 26th California Congressional Districts.

She was selected to be Representative Pete Aguilar honorary guest for the 2018 State of the Union Address. She was also selected to share her story when several Congressional representatives introduced “the Queen of the Hill” in order to pass a permanent solution for millions of dreamers.

Leticia was a CHCI Congressional Intern during Fall 2018 and she was placed at the office of Representative Pete Aguilar. Leticia is the Program Coordinator for the CHCI-AA Southern California and she is committed to continuing to help her community and provide resources to help others achieve a higher education.