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Elena is happy to be on the Redwood City 2020 team as Family Engagement Program Coordinator. Elena is passionate about furthering educational equity in marginalized communities. Originally from the east coast, Elena holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and Psychology from Mount Holyoke College, and is currently earning her M.A. in International and Multicultural Education from the University of San Francisco. She has enjoyed working in Redwood City and North Fair Oaks since 2011. Before joining the Redwood City 2020 team, Elena worked in the Redwood City School District doing family engagement work, and later as a Community School Coordinator at Hoover Community School. Elena hopes to continue learning from and partnering with diverse and vibrant communities like Redwood City to further equity for young people and their families.