A Sonora, Mexico native, Alicia has lived in the U.S. for the past 20 years. For the last 15 years, Alicia has worked as a Promotora de Salud at the Mariposa Community Health Center’s (MCHC) Health and Wellness Department, Platicamos Salud. During this time, Alicia has worked in a variety of health promotion programs, including chronic disease prevention education programs, an advocacy research project, a women’s nutrition and fitness program and most recently a hearing loss program. Alicia is a tireless health advocate who has helped countless people in the community to lead healthier and more active lives. Alicia’s positive outlook on life has been an Inspiration to those around her and is evident through her interactions with others.