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Catarina Rivera

Washington Heights/ Inwood Community Engagement Manager - City Harvest
Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council


Catarina Rivera has been the Washington Heights/Inwood Community Engagement Manager for City Harvest since 2015. She has a Masters in Public Health degree and a Masters in Science of Education degree. In her role, she works to foster food security in Washington Heights and Inwood. She manages relationships with community partners, develops special projects, and also does community organizing with residents around this issue. The residents have formed a group called the Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council. Previously she was a teacher and is also a certified holistic health coach. She has lived in Washington Heights for 10 years.