Tera Leiva

Tera Leiva is tremendously grateful to work as a member of the Violence Prevention and Humane Education team at the spcaLA.

Tera has had a career working with youth that spans over a decade. She believes that empathy and an openness to hearing differing points of view can open doors for positive change in our communities.

One of Tera’s favorite aspects of being in the Violence Prevention and Humane Education department is witnessing the unique impact of the human-animal bond. She loves partnering with shelter animals to make connections with people.

Tera lives in Los Angeles with her partner and with her dog. She has her Bachelor’s in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and a minor in Global Studies.