Hello everyone, my name is Jennifer Plancarte but you can call me Jenny. I am a proud MPC and Alisal High School graduate who is currently working on her B.A in psychology at the University of Santa Cruz. I was raised in all of east side Salinas, I attended at least 6 elementary schools and three high schools. Moving around was very hard for me as it impacted my education, along with having been in the foster care system. After struggling with completing my education I realized I couldn’t be the only student facing these challenges. I realized I had to do something for my community and find useful resources for our underserved populations. I have been working with youth for the past 3 years , and am now the Foster Youth Services Liaison at The Epicenter. I hope to one day encourage others to follow their dreams and never give up.