Andrea Manzo

Andrea Manzo

Ms. Manzo is Hub Manager for the East Salinas Building Healthy Communities. She leads the BHC GRE Action Team, which focuses on implementing racial equity policies and practices within local government. Her role is to support the BHC initiative including its grantees by forging relationships with the community and government ensuring meaningful collaborations. She is an advocate for authentic community engagement and is passionate in supporting young people to be agents of change in their community. As the daughter of immigrant parents she is deeply rooted in her culture. She grew up in Salinas went to Everett Alvarez High School and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chicana/o Studies and French Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 2015 she was honored as one of the Women of the Year by the Monterey County Commission on the Status of Women commending her work with youth on the only nationally youth-led open streets event, Ciclovía Salinas.