Blanca Mares has a BA in Human Services from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Blanca has been at Centro Multicultural La Familia (CMLF) since its inception and was the first paid staff hired at CMLF over a decade ago. Ms. Mares is the Domestic Violence Program Director and has 17 years of experience working with the community. She specializes in domestic violence and healthy relationships. Outside from work Blanca enjoys cooking and spending time with family members as well as taking long walks with her dog Clint. Blanca loves all the flowers and especially Roses, which is where she gained inspiration for our Las Rosas domestic violence support group.