Sacramento City College
Sandra Guzmán serves as the Puente Counselor/Coordinator at Sacramento City College. Sandra earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Psychology from California State University, Chico and a Masters degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, from the University of San Francisco. Sandra has served as a community college counselor since 2008 and was in non-profit mental health/social service for twelve years prior to higher education. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has a privatev practice in downtown Sacramento. In the past four years, Sandra has helped to expand the Puente Project at SCC by adding a Peer Mentor component to the program, and thus providing employment opportunities to fourteen students and alumni, and nearly tripling the number of students served. She is an academic counselor and activist committed to social justice and increasing access to education for all communities regardless of background.