Monica de la Cruz

Monica de la Cruz (she/her/hers)  is a San Diego county native and current resident of the Golden Hill neighborhood. While she grew up biking for fun with family, her advocacy for safer streets began after she gave up her car in 2017 and began biking throughout the city of San Diego as her primary means of transport. Monica serves as Chair of the Greater Golden Hill Planning Committee and volunteers with Families for Safe Streets San Diego. Monica holds a B.A. in Literature and Cultural Studies from University of California San Diego. She is a communications professional at GRID Alternatives, where she supports the marketing, education and outreach for the state’s Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing Program. She joined the board of BikeSD in 2023.