Social Adjustment Counselor
Sandra joined RT in June 2016. She is the first gneration in her family to attend college. She received a B.A. in Sociology & Education from UC Santa Cruz. After working with a high population of refugees and asylees at Catholic Charities of the East Bay, she grew fervor to guide and help newly arrived and low-income families. It quickly became apparent that Sandra not only shared a deep passion for helping refugees, but also cared deeply for the community that she served. Sandra also became a mentor for adolescent girls from her community located in the San Antonio district in Oakland. Working at Refugee Transitions allows her to expand her knowledge and provide tools that can improve ways for families to stabilize and navigate in a new country that they will call “home”.