Joanna Hernandez

Director, In Custody Programs and Reentry, Northern California

Joanna Hernandez Director of In Custody Programs and Reentry has over 20 years of experience in the field of criminal justice and reentry and workforce development. Her primary work focus has been assisting young people finding employment and to overcome barriers such as, gang and criminal activity, and involvement within the criminal justice system. Joanna is also the founder of Young Queens on the Rise, a support group for system involved girls. Joanna has a true passion in helping people overcome barriers and helping give second chances.