Anna Santos

Program Coordinator, Aspiranet  

Anna is a youth leader and advocate in California’s Central Valley, with over five years of experience working with youth in different capacities. In her current role, she leads transitional age youth in attaining self-sufficiency with an emphasis on education, career development, community life, personal health and wellbeing, and housing. She is a passionate advocate for the rights of transitional age youth and youth experiencing homelessness. Anna currently co-chairs a committee for youth experiencing homelessness with a focus on preventing and early intervention. She also recently participated in a project on the benefits of engaging youths in research and building their desire to improve their community through equitable partnership.  

Rise Up Cohort: California 2019