MariaElena De La Garza


Executive Director, Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County, Inc.

MariaElena De La Garza is a seasoned nonprofit leader with over 30 years of experience. She strives to promote equity and is an advocate for the immigrant and low-income communities. She has been honored with many awards, including the UC-Santa Cruz Tony Hill Memorial Award for Social Justice and the Santa Cruz County Nexties Lifetime Achievement Award.