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Grecia Marquez-Nieblas

Food and Agriculture Program Manager

Policy

Double Up Food Bucks, CalFresh, healthy food access

Grecia supports SPUR’s work to create a Bay Area where everyone has enough food to lead a healthy life. Prior to joining SPUR, she worked with the County of Riverside Department of Mental Health supporting the overall wellbeing of young Californians. In addition, she worked at the University of California Riverside implementing emergency support programs that ensured that students had access to food, housing, and other basic necessities while also advocating for policy change which would allow students to qualify for government food assistance programs.

Grecia earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hope International University in Fullerton, CA and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California San Diego. Grecia also holds a Certificate in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems from the University of California Santa Cruz’s Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems