Elena Fuentes (she/her/hers) is a student at Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) majoring in Political Science. She serves as the Student Advocate of SBCC’s Associated Student Government (ASG) program and Co-President of the Honors Program. She plans on transferring to a four-year institution to pursue a fulfilling career in the field of family law. She is resolute in her mission to expand EBT access within SBCC and across other community college institutions to uplift and support students in need. Her interests lie in political advocacy and engagement, equal and basic needs access, and creating spaces to amplify student voices. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, karaoke, journaling, and weightlifting.