Andé Peña has spent over ten years working in diversion and re-entry services in California’s East Bay Area. As the Director of Diversion and Re-Entry Services at La Familia, a community-based organization, she, and a team of Peer Support Specialists designed and implemented reentry programs that served individuals impacted by incarceration, homelessness, and assigned a diagnosis of substance use disorder and/or serious mental illness. Before joining the CARS team, she served as the Treatment Court Manager through the Office of Collaborative Court Services for the Superior Court of California, in Alameda County. In this role, she worked with court leadership and eight dedicated Treatment Specialists to divert community members from the traditional criminal and family court systems into a collaborative court system and connecting them to mental health services and substance use treatment. She is currently completing her doctoral work, exploring the community cultural wealth of people impacted by incarceration.