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Meet The CEPI Team

The CEPI program runs and is possible thanks to the dedication of our undergraduate students who have a commitment to teaching and learning alongside their community. They are building connections and empowering our community.

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JOANNA LEON

• CEPI Program Coordinator

• Class of 2021

• Member since Fall 2018

• Spanish & Psychology Major

• Plans to become a high school           psychology teacher

"I found CEPI through Fifth Dimension. CEPI has taught me how to interact with adults of various ages and has improved my technological skills. My favorite thing about the program is talking and helping the adults because they are welcoming and great people."

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KIMBERLY ORTEGA

• CEPI Program Coordinator

• Class of 2021 

• Member since Spring 2020

•  Psychology Major

"I found CEPI once they visited my Social Work class for a digital storytelling project. CEPI has taught me there is always work to be done and giving back is important. My favorite thing about the program is the people I have met."

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KAITLYN SANTOS

• CEPI Program Coordinator

• Class of 2021

• Member since Fall 2020

• Social Work Major

• Plans to attend law school and

     pursue policy

"I am a social work intern which is how I found CEPI."

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RACHEL RODRIGUEZ

• CEPI Program Coordinator

• Class of 2023

• Member since Fall 2019

• Social Work Major

• Plans to work & advocate for childhood trauma

"I found CEPI through Handshake. CEPI has taught me how important and connected communities can be. My favorite thing about the program is the progress and happiness I've watched the adults experience through learning."

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JACQUELINE BROWN

• CEPI Program Outreach

• Class of 2023

• Member since Fall 2020

•  Biology Major

"I found CEPI through Handshake. CEPI has taught me to become more involved in the community. My favorite thing about the program is the different programs and people we connect and collaborate with."

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STEPHANIE CARMONA

• CEPI Program Manager

• Class of 2015 M.A.

• Member for Fifth Dimension since Fall 2009-Spring 2015

CEPI Member since 2015

Where it all started

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LUIS ESPITIA

• CEPI Program Coordinator

• Class of 2021

• Member since Fall 2020

• Social Work Major

• Plans to work with the mentally disabled and create his own organization 

"I found CEPI through my social work internship. I hope to gain necessary skils and experience to work with different communities."

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MB BROWN

• CEPI Program Coordinator

• Class of 2021 

• Member since Fall 2020

•  Social Work Major

• Plans to become an emergency response social worker

"I found CEPI through one of my professors at Whitier College. CEPI has taught me that community is extremely important and bonds can be formed with communication and quality regardless of distance. My favorite thing about CEPI is the bond that we have together."

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TIFFANY TANG

• CEPI Program Coordinator

• Class of 2022

• Member since Fall 2019

• Biology Major

• Plans to become a plant       

     taxonomist

"I found CEPI through Handshake. CEPI has taught me that technology brings us together and how important programs are. My favorite thing about the program is meeting new people."

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