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Marifer Rivera

Director of Community Building

Marifer Rivera is the Community Education Manager for Comunidades Unidas. She specializes in the Community Education team, in Sexual Health, COVID-19 education and Food Distribution. Marifer is an immigrant from Mexico and has lived in Utah since she was little. She is passionate about social justice and working daily to serve her community. She has been able to be part of community groups that offer support and resources to immigrants and it is there that she began to get involved with the community.


She has volunteered with Comunidades Unidas since 2017 and became an intern in the Community Engagement & Organizing team in 2019 where her passion for community organization was born. Marifer just graduated from the University of Utah with a B.A in Political Science. She loves animals, dancing, studying, reading, playing Animal Crossing and chess and loves Harry Potter!

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