Resource Center Manager
Ruth Sanchez is a Resource Center Manager in the Antelope Valley area in Los Angeles County with the Dolores Huerta Foundation. Ruth focuses her work on empowering low income communities, veterans, and the youth. As a Mother of two sons and a multiracial family, she uses her voice and experience to communicate a positive message to many low income families and their children who have experienced struggles with law enforcement, city officials, school and homelessness. Ruth is passionate about advocating for women, single parent families, and immigrants and strives to uplift those around her and the communities she serves.
In addition to her organizing duties at DHF, Ruth is an activist with the ACLU Socal and NorCal branches. Ruth has organized community events to raise awareness for individuals experiencing homelessness and veterans, organizing trips to Tijuana to bring much-needed supplies to deported veterans. She has maintained a continuous presence at almost all Antelope Valley council meetings and social justice events and has established herself as a pillar in the community. When not working, Ruth enjoys crafting and crocheting.