“I want to help community find their voice and learn to advocate for themselves and others. Together, we can change the world for the better!”
Diana Villanueva-Tafolla is a Prevention Specialist for the East Valley Prevention Project in San Bernardino County. Diana works to help reduce underage drinking and other drug use through policy development and community action projects. Diana graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with a major in Public Health. She has over four years of experience working in Environmental Prevention and advancing grassroots efforts to address root causes of substance use disorders to advance equity and help improve community environments. Prior to working for IPS, Diana worked in Behavioral Health as a Family Specialist to provide Early Wraparound Services to youth and families. She enjoys working with the community at large to engage them in positive and sustainable change and impact in their community. Making a difference in the communities she serves fills her with joy and purpose.
When she is not at work, Diana enjoys reading, spending time with family, going to the beach, and prioritizing her self-care!