Sabrina Cervantes was elected in November 2016 to represent California’s 60th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Corona, Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Norco, and Riverside.
A committed public servant, Sabrina Cervantes has demonstrated a history of civic engagement to enhance the communities and lives of all Riverside residents. As a lifelong Riverside County resident herself, she has been a strong advocate for families in the Inland Empire.
As a former District Director for Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) she worked alongside community organizations to enhance the local economy, broaden access to higher education, and improve the access to governmental services for the residents of Riverside.
Her extensive knowledge in the Riverside community has aided her in understanding the critical elements that residents need to be successful. By working alongside members in the community and elected officials Sabrina is able to bring this insight in order to bring change to the residents of 60th Assembly District.
Sabrina was able to work alongside officials who helped fund the start of University of California, Riverside School of Medicine. She understands what this institution means for local residents and hopes to continue to expand access to affordable education while in the Assembly.
Prior to her public service, she worked as a Director for the California Voter Registration Project where she led and implemented strategic planning that would increase civic responsibility among new and eligible voters across California.
In addition to her experience with civic engagement, she has demonstrated her commitment to fighting for the best interests of local residents through her multiple partnerships with non-profit organizations. Cervantes is a proud member of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), and The PICK Group of young professionals.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the University of California, Riverside Chicano Latino Alumni Association (CLA) and the non-profit organization, TruEvolution.
Cervantes earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with a minor in public policy from the University of California, Riverside, and completed an executive education program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.