Sandra Espadas is Senior Director, Community Development with Hope through Housing Foundation. She has extensive knowledge in community organizing, data and policy analysis, building police-community relationships and placed based strategies. Ms. Espadas has worked with various stakeholders in communities throughout the County of San Bernardino to improve their quality of life. Most recently,
Ms. Espadas is helping revitalize Central San Bernardino as part of the redevelopment of Arrowhead Grove, formerly known as Waterman Gardens – a public housing complex. This focuses on implementing a comprehensive, holistic placed based strategy to create neighborhood of choice and involves multiple partners working together to leverage existing resources and seek new funding. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Spanish Literature from the University of California, San Diego.