Join us in the Koinonia Room on June 24 after church for the second of these forums, featuring Maricela de Rivera.
Maricela de Rivera owns and operates Conscious Clean 562 and is the co-founder of Long Beach Breastfeeds (LBB), where she continues in an advisory role. In partnership with The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, she founded the nation’s first in-person chestfeeding support group. Maricela was appointed to the board of directors of Long Beach Transit by Mayors Foster and Garcia, serving as chair of the Transparency Committee and member of the Executive, Battery Electric Bus, Alternative Fuels, and Executive Selection Committees. She worked as a public affairs assistant for the Long Beach airport and served on the board of directors for BreastfeedLA and Leadership Long Beach, of which she is a graduate. Maricela attended Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles, with a double major in English and business administration and a non-profit management emphasis. Maricela received the university’s second highest honor, Volunteer of the Year. She has been recognized as a Steward of the Second District in the City of Long Beach and nominated as one of the Press-Telegram‘s Amazing Women. She and her husband are raising their two young daughters in north Long Beach, CA.