Brenda Huerta Soto

Census Field Coordinator

Brenda Huerta immigrated from Mexico City at the age of twelve. She recently graduated from UC Riverside with a B.A. in English and Spanish Literature. Throughout her undergraduate years, she was involved in PODER and the UC Undocumented Student Coalition, organizations that advocate for on-campus resources such as legal support, mental health services, mentorship, and financial support for students regardless of immigration status.


During her tenure in PODER, she served as the Outreach Co-Chair, she facilitated presentations at high schools about DACA, AB540 and CA Dream Act to encourage undocumented students to peruse a higher education.


Additionally, she served as a Steering Committee member for California Dream Network, the college component of CHIRLA, where she advocated for pro-immigrant statewide policies. Brenda will continue to be a leader and vocal advocate in her community and plans to attend graduate school in the future to obtain her Master’s in Education.


The mission of the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice is to bring people together to improve our social and natural environment. We do this by developing indigenous leadership, community organizing through strategic campaigns and building a base of community power.


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