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Cristina Martinez

Born to immigrant parents, Cristina Martinez was raised in the barrio where encounters with police, social workers, and probation officers were a frequent occurrence. Earning both an academic state and an athletic scholarship allowed her to pursue a B.A. degree in Psychology, and after receiving a state regent's scholarship, she went on to attain a master's in Counseling. Achieving her ultimate goal to change the circumstances she grew up in, she served as a Juvenile Probation Officer for 33...See more