Staff

Administrator, Community Safety and Director, Community Alliance for Safety and Peace

José develops and manages the cities Strategic Plan on Violence Prevention.  

He was born and raised in San Diego, CA. José graduated from San José State University. He served as the Activities and Athletics Director for San José‘s first charter high school Downtown College…


Street Outreach Specialist

Carol Cervantes was born and raised in Salinas. At the age of 13 years old, she entered the Monterey County Juvenile Hall and began the cycle of incarceration. She became a teen mom at the age of 15 years old. After a mandated sentence to serve time at the Monterey County Youth Center, life-changing opportunities were made available to her. She took full advantage of those opportunities and…


Community Safety Program Coordinator

Fernanda is the Community Safety Program Coordinator for the City of Salinas. Fernanda implements the Community Leadership Academy and Youth Leadership Academy for Salinas’ residents, of all backgrounds with the intent to increase community’s civic engagement and leadership skills. As part of her work with the City of Salinas, Fernanda supports different initiatives, such as; the Community…


Office Technician, Community Safety Division

Crystal Sanchez is the Office Technician for the Community Safety Division. She was born and raised in Salinas, CA. As part of her work with the City of Salinas, Crystal supports the Community Alliance for Safety and Peace (CASP) and  Government Alliance on Race & Equity (GARE).