Irazema Adkins is a native of the Coachella Valley, having been born and raised in Indio. Her life journey has brought her back to Indio where she and her husband have raised their three children, the youngest of which is now 16 years old.
Irazema works in the Literacy Department of the Riverside County Library System and will soon hit the road in the new Mobile Resource Van bringing literacy to underserved communities within Coachella Valley.
For Irazema, it has always been important to give back to the community and make a positive impact on its future. She began volunteering at her children’s schools and has continued looking for opportunities to make a difference. She shares that she “is excited to be a part of an organization that shares in my desire to highlight what our community offers. I hope to make lifelong friends in the process.”