Brenda Hernández Torres

Community Engagement Manager

Brenda Hernández Torres was born in Mexico City, Mexico, and then moved to Philadelphia when she was 7 years old.

She has dedicated her life to fighting for immigration justice and defending human rights as a Mexican community organizer. Brenda is now a social justice leader, addressing structural racism and integrating strategies to assist underserved communities through transportation and infrastructure. Using programs such as Bike Share and Equipando Familias en Bicicletas, she is working to guarantee that everyone has access to opportunities, enriching and empowering communities of color and increasing health. Brenda is a host at Philatino Radio, an online radio podcast that serves the Latino community in Philadelphia.

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