Washington State Department of Children Youth & Families
A first-generation immigrant of Hispanic heritage; Leticia Cardenas is committeed to helping others believe in themselves to move out of poverty, and is inspired to help others create motivation to change. She honors diverse perspectives and is committed to anti-racism, racial equity, inclusion, and social justice. Leticia carries core values of integrity, responsibility, respect, and leadership. She honors her spirit with strong passion as an Innovation Capacity Specialist practicing authenticity and transparency in everything she does. Leticia encourages others to do so as it is liberating of self-being while assuming best intentions. Life experiences have taught her strong resilience, embrace challenges, inspire and motivate others.