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Rita Mancera Hernandez

Rita Mancera Hernandez

Serving as Executive Director of Puente in Pescadero, CA for 13 years now, Rita’s goals are to continue closing the gap in education for community members, increasing services so youth can succeed, expanding local leadership, and supporting local individuals and families to move out and stay out of poverty. Puente is the region’s only community resource center, providing critical resources to farmworkers and their families including healthcare, childcare, education, scholarships, food and nutrition assistance, legal and immigration assistance, rental assistance, and voter registration. Rita was born in Mexico City and grew up in Baja California Sur.

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