Maria is the Front Desk Coordinator for the Berkeley Homeless Action Center. She joined the team in 2023 and is excited to continue her service to the community. Maria is passionate about engaging in work that supports community mental health and trauma-informed care. Prior to coming to the Homeless Action Center, Maria worked extensively with multiple East Bay nonprofit organizations including Lifelong Medical Care and East Bay Agency for Children. Outside of work, Maria enjoys creative endeavors including painting and pottery, as well as caring for her many pets and plants.
B.A., Psychology and Art History, University of California Santa Cruz