Full Name
China Aquino
Job Title
Systems Advocacy Program Manager
Speaker Bio
China Aquino, MPH, joined MCEDSV as a Program Manager in 2021. She brings over seven years of experience from her time at a Community Action Agency in Pontiac, Michigan where she managed and evaluated federal and state-funded programs in a variety of fields. China began her career as a coordinator of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). In 2018, China began working in housing systems as the Assistant Director of Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) where she managed a program addressing Veteran homelessness in six counties with over one million dollars of funding annually. Concurrently, she served as a System Administrator for the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).
China holds a BS in Health Sciences and a Master of Public Health degree from Oakland University. She is passionate about creating long-lasting social change for survivors and continues to advocate for social justice and equity within food and housing systems.
China Aquino