Position Title
Student Researcher
Center for Regional Change


Valeria Cantor Mendez is a Community and Regional Development student passionate about advocacy. She is planning a minor in Environmental Policy to feed her interest in Environmental Justice and community empowerment. Valeria’s experience growing up in Costa Rica pushed her to pursue a career in the environmental field. In addition to her role at the CRC, she is an organizer for the Sunrise Movement Sacramento and serves as the ASUCD Racial Justice Now! Campaign Chair.