January 18, 2021
Joanna Baena (she/her) joined Mission Kids in July 2020. She previously worked for Centro Las Olas as an emergency child care provider serving the children of first responders during the pandemic and at Jumpstart. She is currently attending San Francisco State University majoring in Child & Adolescent Development and minoring in Education. Born and raised in Oakland, Joanna is a bilingual, native Spanish speaker. She loves trying a new restaurant every month and spending time with her family and friends.