Veronica Ramirez

Verónica Ramírez comes from a family of nine and was born in California to parents that immigrated from México. Her first job was at 15 years old in a restaurant, but she went off to university and then began her career developing and managing local, state, and federally funded community programs through the University of California-Irvine, the City of Santa Ana, and Seattle Public Schools. After 10 years, her track record earned her additional work opportunities with the well-regarded Washington State Governor’s Office of the Education Ombudsman and the ...

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Javier Garcia

Hello my name is Javier Garcia. I am originally from San Martin Peras, Oaxaca. I came to the U.S at seven years old and I have been living here for eighteen years along with my family. I attended Rio Mesa High School and graduated in the year 2015, and I plan on continuing my education very soon. My first language is Mixteco but growing up and studying here I learned Spanish and English and it became my second and third languages. I work as an Interpreter Coordinator with MICOP and at the same time learning more about the problems related to language access that are ...

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Juvenal Solano

Juvenal Solano es de la comunidad de San Sebastián del Monte, Oaxaca, México. Llego a Los Estados Unidos (Oxnard) para apoyar a sus padres económicamente, trabajo por 7 años en la pisca de la fresa. También trabajo como organizador con La Unión de Campesinos (UFW) por 5 años, y ha trabajado como organizador comunitario con la organización comunitaria MICOP/Mixteco Indígena Community Organizing Project desde 2014. Es una persona que le gusta aprender nuevas cosas cada día, su enfoque es el bienestar de su familia , su comunidad y disfruta leer, escuchar música y ...

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