Sandra Hernandez

Project Specialist

Sandra Hernandez is the Project Specialist for the Programa Esperanza (Project Hope) project. Ms. Hernandez earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services from California State University, Fullerton.

Her previous professional experience involves development and implementation of programs, program evaluation and facilitating groups such as: parenting classes, organizational groups, staff trainings, strategic planning, and mental health teams. She has a myriad of experience working with youth, domestic violence victims, families and communities. Prior to joining the USC Roybal Institute, Ms. Hernandez served as a Facilitator for St. Anne’s where she coordinated a mental health team, served as the wellness coordinator for Community Coalition’s youth programs and was a clinical intern for the Human Services Association. In the future, she hopes to continue working with various populations within MACRO and clinical social work.