Veronica Garcia

Felton Board Member - Veronica Garcia.
Felton Board Member - Veronica Garcia.
Veronica Garcia joined the Felton Board in August of 2016 and serves as a member of the Development Committee. She currently serves as a Policy Analyst for the San Francisco Human Rights Commission. Ms. Garcia’s work includes building positive community relations between San Francisco Police Officers and youth, particularly in historically underserved communities, and directing the Commission’s youth initiatives. Additionally, she coordinates the Commission’s Equity Advisory Committee. As a former client of TAPP and a graduate of Hilltop High School—programs provided by Felton Institute—Ms. Garcia brings first-hand experience of the positive and powerful impact resources can have on a person’s life.

Ms. Garcia has always had a passion for and commitment to social and racial justice. During her time as a student at City College of San Francisco (CCSF), she served as the Base-Building Leader with Students Making A Change, a project of Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth. She has also participated in several professional development programs, including a Fellowship with the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute.

Ms. Garcia is a first-generation college graduate with a degree in Latino/Latina Studies from San Francisco State University and a proud San Francisco native and mother. She is passionate about addressing the needs of the disenfranchised and believes it is imperative for the individuals most impacted by Felton’s decisions to have a voice in the decision-making process.

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