Tara Barnes

Black Infant Health Program Coordinator

Tara has been with TCCI for over 20 years and has filled many roles throughout her tenure, including Family Resource Therapist, Nutrition Educator, and Program Coordinator. When Tara is not working she loves spending time with family and friends, listening to music, and going to concerts and festivals. She also enjoys cooking, exploring flea markets, and taking weekend trips by train.

Rebecca Darden

FamilySource Center Program Coordinator

Rebecca Darden is a Long Beach, CA native and a Cal State Dominguez Hills alumnus. She’s been with TCCI since 2021. When she isn’t giving back to the South LA community, she spends her time outdoors with her children at the beach or hiking.

Emily Menzer

CalFresh Healthy Living Program Coordinator

Emily has been at TCCI since 2017. A proud West Virginia native, she received her Masters of Public Health from West Virginia University and is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES). In her spare time, Emily enjoys fitness, reading fiction, and watching stand-up comedy with her husband.