Maria was born in Silverton, Oregon and has lived in Woodburn her whole life. She is a first generation daughter of immigrants from Jalisco, Mexico.
Maria is a graduate of Woodburn High School and received her Bachelor’s degree from Western Oregon University where she studied English with a focus on Writing, a minor in Linguistics, and received her TEFL Certificate.
She has been engaged with PCUN through our Census Organizing, Quarantine Fund navigation, membership outreach and is currently assisting our Director of Operations.
Her hope is to help the Latinx community as best as she can and make her family proud.