Raquel Medina is a RISE AmeriCorps member serving at Latinx Immigrants of Iowa.
Originally from Tijuana, Mexico, Raquel lived in Illinois and California before settling in Des Moines, Iowa in 1999. She has been serving the community for many years as an advocate for victims of crime, a personal life coach, and a licensed realtor.
Raquel loves to volunteer, and actively participates in events that strengthen culture and leadership in the Latino community. She also hosts a Latino radio show on La Q Buena.
In her free time, Raquel enjoys listening to music, singing, and dancing.