MEET OUR TEAM
MEET OUR TEAM

Miss Daisy

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Miss Daisy a Latina woman who grew up in a single-parent home with a mother who worked two jobs and couldn't be around as much as she wanted. She overcame childhood adversities by having mentors that guided her life in positive directions. Daisy says, "Being a teenager can be hard, and it can make all the difference in the world to have someone who is there for you... someone who will listen." Daisy has a passion to give back to youth and their families in this same way.

Daisy volunteered to be a missionary in the Philippines to help children living in poverty. She received her Associate's Degree with an emphasis in Social & Behavioral Sciences from Chabot College in Hayward, California. She worked with incarcerated youth and adults where her compassion and empathy grew deeper for those with mental health challenges. Daisy brings her enthusiasm, skills, and expertise to serving others in our local communities. She values the potential of youth and is dedicated as a Mental Health Specialist at Sow A Seed Community Foundation to meet the needs of young people from all walks of life.
 

Miss Dale serves as Associate Director of Sow A Seed Community Foundation. She has partnered with the organization since 2014.


Dale holds a B.S. in Business Administration from California State, East Bay. She is a versatile accounting and finances professional with over twenty-five years of experience in public and non-profit sectors overseeing, payroll, bookkeeping, forecasting, audits, and budgeting, as well as human resources, facility management, and procurement. From her diverse experiences throughout her career, Dale is a dynamic manager with a broad knowledge of organizational management. She is a hands-on problem solver dedicated to solving any issue and getting things running smoothly.


Dale says, “In having the experience working in both for-profit and non-profit environments, I genuinely feel blessed doing non-profit work. At Sow A Seed, we've helped countless at-risk youth transform their lives within the community. Making an impact on the lives of others is a very rewarding experience”.

Miss Dale

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Miss Evelyn serves as Office Administrator at Sow A Seed Community Foundation and comes to our organization with expert experience organizing office operations.

 

She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. She is a bilingual Spanish speaker and believes this is a great asset that allows her to help Hispanic families with a language barrier, in need of resources for their youth.

 

She believes the children are our future, and she says she is delighted to work for a  youth-based organization such as Sow A Seed Community Foundation, that wants the best for our kids.

Miss Evelyn

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Miss Erica is a native of Stockton. She attended Lincoln high school where she was part of multiple extracurricular activities that enable her to experience people from all walks of life. With each activity she found herself in gaining a perspective she didn’t know before. Polynesian dancing gave her insight into cultural teachings and backgrounds. Boxing taught her conviction and decisiveness. Floral design gave her the gift of paying attention to detail.  Basketball taught her the value of working together as a team.  Mentoring the youth gave her the compassion she needed to best serve others. Amongst all her attributes she is reliable, trustworthy, and holds her integrity about all.

 

She found passion in helping youth evolve and lead them onto paths individually suited for positive lifestyles. She has a background in Youth Counseling where she has assisted in group homes to help the betterment of at-risk youth. Whether the focus be social settings or internal her goal is to help with the cognitive reconstruction of ones thinking and behavioral patterns.

Miss Erica

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Joaquin is an accomplished young bilingual visionary. He is a champion for social change & community development. He graduated from San Joaquin Delta College with an AA in Interdisciplinary Social Studies. He is currently working on his BA in Sociology at California State, Stanislaus.

Joaquin has a wide breadth of experience working with community organizations throughout the Bay Area & Central Valley. The countless obstacles he faced in his life, have forged him into a passionate community leader. He dedicates himself to Jiu-Jitsu for self-development. Love's exploring the outdoors & spending quality time with his family & friends. 

Mr. Joaquin

Miss Selene Albor, She is a native from Pleasanton California, that is passionate about helping our youth succeed at life. She holds a BA in Psychology, an AA in Liberal Arts & Sciences: Social & Behavioral Sciences and an AA in Psychology.

As a resilient multi-lingual individual that comes from a first-generation family, she knows firsthand what it means to succeed in the face of adversity and some of the challenges that intersectionality variances may inflict on our lives as we continue to develop. With over five years of experience working with individuals from all backgrounds and age groups, it is her joy, love and passion to assist clients as they blossom into the best version of themselves and overcome any challenges presented in the process.

 

She seeks to continue expanding her knowledge and experience through pursuing graduate studies and working hands on in order to continue to bring exceptional assistance to our youth here at Sow A Seed.

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Miss Selene

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Miss Nelly

Miss Nelida (Nelly) is a Youth Mental Health Specialist and Student Advocate for Sow A Seed Community Foundation. She was born and raised in Stockton, California. She attended Edison High School where she found her passion in helping others.


Her educational background consists of an Associate’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She comes from a first-generation family which has motivated her to help and support others to overcome obstacles in order to succeed in life. She has had experience working with children and families from different backgrounds as a science camp cabin leader, social work intern, childcare provider, and facility manager.


She is delighted to be part of the Sow a Seed team and is excited to expand her knowledge as well as continue to support youth in the Sow A Seed Community Foundation.

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Miss Virginia Copeland is a Student Advocate and Mental Health Specialist for Sow A Seed Community Foundation. With her high energy, commitment, and experience, she is passionate about supporting young individuals and helping them achieve their goals.

 

 Her educational background consists of an Associate's degree in childhood education, a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, and a Master's degree in Public Health. She has had experience working with young adults as an afterschool program leader, rehabilitation counselor, and youth group facilitator.

She is eager for this opportunity to work with the youth and  families of Sow A Seed Community Foundation.

Miss Virginia