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Ruben Cantu
Program Manager, Prevention Institute
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Ruben Cantu is a Program Manager for community trauma and mental health at Prevention Institute. He has more than 20 years of nonprofit experience in public health, equity, program and organizational management, and technical assistance and capacity building. Previously Associate Director at the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN), Ruben managed development, outreach, and communications initiatives for the state's largest multicultural health policy organization. As CPEHN's lead on mental health, he authored California's strategic plan for reducing mental health disparities.  A native Texan and graduate of the University of Houston, he serves on several state mental health and trauma advisory committees.