FAMILY RESOURCE CENTERS

Name: Fabiola Osorio

Program: McPherson Family Resource Center

Why do I do What I Do? 

I thoroughly enjoy helping members of my community find the resources available to meet their basic needs. I enjoy encouraging them to go reach further by offering them the tools necessary to develop their leadership skills and to become self-sufficient and active members of their community. I feel very proud when I see them grow and achieve their goals.

Disfruto el poder ayudar a miembros de mi comunidad a encontrar los recursos disponibles para cubrir sus necesidades básicas e impulsarlos a ir más allá dándoles las herramientas necesarias para desarrollar habilidades de liderazgo necesarias para ser autosuficientes y ser miembros activos en la comunidad. Siento gran satisfacción cuando los veo lograr todas sus metas.


Name:  Miriam Rodriguez

Program:  McPherson Family Resource Center

Why do I do What I Do? 

I love when I can see parents more involved at school, helping in projects or taking classes to learn how to attain a better future.

Me encanta poder ver a los padres más involucrados en la escuela, ayudando enlos proyectos o tomando clases para aprender cómo pueden prepararse para un futuro mejor.

 


Name:  Leticia Gonzalez

Program:  McPherson Family Resource Center

Why do I do What I Do? 

I do my work in order to help families meet their basic needs by giving them the necessary information they need. I help them to have a better quality of life for themselves and for their families so that they can excel and thus achieve a better future. Doing this makes me feel really good.


Name: Jocelyn Rueda

Program:  McPherson Family Resource Center


Name:  Lupita Melgoza

Program:  Phillips Family Resource Center

Why do I do What I Do? 

I do the work that I do because I want to give back to the community that once helped my family. It's motivating for me to see other families and know that I can help them and make a difference in their life. 


Name:  Yessica Toral

Program:  Phillips Family Resource Center & SparkPoint Coordinator

Why do I do What I Do? 

While growing up, I received a lot of financial and moral assistance from different organizations that helped me get an education. Now, I want to give back to my community by assisting those in need.


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Name: Yesenia Gonzalez

Program: Phillips Family Resource Center

Why Do I Do What I Do?

I do what I do because it genuinely makes me happy. To see the community I grew up in be empowered by the resources we can provide them makes everything worthwhile.


Name: Ligia Navarette

Program: Phillips Family Resource Center


Leadership Academies

Name:  Brodie Azevedo

Program:  Youth Leadership Program

Why do I do What I Do?  


Name:  Laura Sanchez

Program:  Youth Leadership Program

Why do I do What I Do? 

I work here because ever since I was part of the LAYLA program, I began to enjoy the idea of giving back, being involved, and experiencing new things. Mainly, I do what I do because I want to be another individual that can be approached and trusted by all the youth, as well as parents, by being open and available for them.


Name: Mary Alvarez

Program: Youth Leadership Program

Why Do I Do What I Do?

I have always loved working with youth. The Youth Leadership Program gives me the opportunity to work with wonderful youth from my community. I get to build relationships with them and have the freedom to develop the program with others who are as passionate about this job as I am.


Name: Ana Rodriguez

Program: Youth Leadership Program

Why Do I Do What I Do?

The reason why I'm an intern at McPherson is because I want to learn and gain experience from being a leader. Having this opportunity and having hands on experience will help me in the long term. Even though this is not the career I want to do, I know it helps prepare me for my future career.


CITIZENSHIp LEGAL SERVICES

Name:  Noemi Degante Blancas

Program: Citizenship Legal Services and Youth Leadership at McPherson and Phillips Elementary School

Why do I do What I Do?  

I enjoy talking and helping people and at the same time helping Napa increase its number of leaders in its community.


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Name:  Consuelo Amezcua

Program: Citizenship Legal Services

Why do I do What I Do?  I enjoy my work at Citizenship Legal Services because it is my passion to help the immigrant community. By providing low-cost immigration services, CLS allows me positively impact the greater community of Napa


Name: Jaclyn Kordell

Program: Neighborhood Initiative