Cintia is an Oakland native and she studied Environmental Studies at University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC). Her social justice experiences range from art to event planning. She is passionate about community organizing around education, food justice, queer people of color, and the environment. She was a member of Familia X, an organization that focused on creating a safe space for queer Latin students at UCSC. Although Cintia does not yet have set plans for her future in community activism, she knows that she will give back to her community in Oakland.