Claudia Leiva, is an Imagine YOU leader and works as an adjunct faculty at Santa Rosa Junior College. She teaches GED preparation courses as well as reading and writing courses. In addition, Claudia has been involved with AVANCE parent-child education program for 10 years in different capacities; currently, she works as a lead trainer for all Sonoma County AVANCE sites.

Teaching plays a vital role in Claudia’s life. Her work with Imagine YOU and at the SRJC allows Leiva to provide a service to her community. In workshops and in the classroom, Claudia uses her role as an educator to instill positive messages in her students and help make a difference within the community. Claudia joined the IMCF Board of Directors in 2019.