Founder & Executive Director
"Find a way to make a way!"
An at-risk youth and Juvenile Hall alumni herself, Peggy understands the needs of at-risk youth and the systemic failures from families, schools, culture and the faith community. Motivated by compassion and a spiritual awakening to inspire and create a 'bridge' for high-risk youth while awaiting placement or upon release from Youth Detention Facility in Sacramento. Her compassion for working with exploited youth and bridging services, resources and advocating for them; she birthed what is now Bridge Network.
Youth Program Director
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart." ~ Helen Keller
Rachel comes to us from with a heart of passion, and a “can-do” attitude. Rachel is business owner of a consulting business and team sports coach. Her passion is focused around underserved children and youth. Her primary focus is prevention of at-risk behaviors and serving children. Her causes are literacy and hunger and understanding how this impacts learning and development. Rachel is child focused first. She loves children of all ages and wants children to reach their God given potential.
BISHOP CHRIS BAKER
Bishop Chris is a former foster youth and grew up primarily in group homes and experienced his early life incarcerated and struggling to know his identity. He knows firsthand the challenges that at-risk youth face and had to overcome struggles in his early years. He is an ordained minister and has a passion for “outside the church ministry” by involving the local community, schools and making positive policy changes for purposeful and better outcomes for the underserved.
"Keep it Movin'!"
Sonjia is a youth magnet. A former troubled youth and now a recovery advocate. At-risk youth and the underserved gravitate towards her no nonsense and direct approach to recovery. A transformational figure and former high-profile “drug dealer”, she has a passion for serving and a heart for outreach. A HOGMOB™ serving the homeless, street addicts, inner city youth and gang intervention - her passion is contagious!