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Experience

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

Site Manager (Aug 2014-Present)

Manage a particular site funded by ASES for the Communities Organizing Resources to Advance Learning Program of Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County. Collect data, plan, organize, execute presentations/workshops, provide professional development,  fundraise, maintain a budget, & meet deadlines accordingly to meet agency/state regulations, minimal supervision required. Interact with low-income youth, families, teachers, and administration upon determining the best interest of a child by building rapport with the community. 

Instructor (Aug 2010-Aug 2014)

Instructed a class of 25 youth ranging from grades K-8 for the Communities Organizing Resources to Advance Learning Program of Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County. Created literacy/enrichment lesson plans, helped disadvantaged youth receive academic help, and proctored activities. 

Volunteer (Sep 2006-May 2010)

Volunteered for Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County in their Children, Youth, & Family Development Department by providing one-on-one tutoring, enrichment activities, and acting as a support mechanism for the instructor. 

San Jose State Univ.& Robinson Robert Ng & Associates APLC

Law Clerk (Apr 2014- Apr 2015)

Robinson Robert Ng & Associates APLC

Duties included updating client files in regards to immigration matters, receiving United States Citizenship & Immigration Services correspondence  (H-1B, I-485, I-765. . .) and processing the paperwork accordingly. Interacting with clients, attorneys, and paralegals. Sitting in during consultations to provide support for attorneys. Organized the office, answered phones, and became the liaison between attorneys, paralegals, and clients. 

Founder of Justice & Law Student Association (Dec 2012- May 2014)

San Jose State University

Founded a student organization for the Department of Justice Studies at San Jose State University.  This organization would organize graduations, fund raise, and connect academic students with services they made need. 

Volunteer History

Volunteer (Dec 2012- May 2013)

Migrant Education Program

Reached out to Migrant Education youth and families to link them to possible services that may benefit their child who is at risk of not graduating high school. Interacted with teachers, parents, youth, and families. 

Volunteer (Aug 2006- Mar 2010)

InnVision Homeless Shelter

Volunteered with The National Honor Society at InnVision Homeless Shelters by sorting donated clothing, providing meals, and interacting with homeless individuals. 

Volunteer (Jan 2008- May 2008)

Stories of Service/City of San Jose

Interacted with World War II Veterans & Korean War Veterans, documented their lives into a video, and then submitted it to the Smithsonian & The Library of Congress. 

Education

Aug 2014May 2015

Master of Arts, Strategic Communications

National University

Deep understanding of the theories of communication and persuasion, an ability to lead and participate in the team development of organizational communication strategies, and the practical skills to plan, produce, and evaluate strategic communications programs and campaigns. 

Aug 2010May 2014

Bachelor of Science, Justice Studies

San Jose State University

Partook in empirical research that addressed relationship between law, justice, and society. Acquired multiple perspectives on systems of inequality and concepts of justice to understand social problems and engage communities to develop grounded and informed solutions. 

Skills

Detail oriented with strong analytical, organizational, & problem solving abilities

Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Suite

Excellent interpersonal , written, & oral communication skills.

Ability to construct a marketing, communication, & crisis plan. 

Good decision maker & ability to manage time, budgets, & resources in order to meet deadlines

Motivated, professional, friendly, & customer-oriented

Certifications

Jan 2017 Present

Vice Chair, Commissioner of Human Services

City of San Jose

Develop programs promoting the fulfillment of human rights in the City. The commission studies, reviews, evaluates and makes recommendations to the City Council relative to all matters affecting human rights including discrimination, equal employment opportunity policies and practices.

Jul 2010Present

Para-Educator

Franklin McKinley School District

Providing essential support to educators upon taking on various responsibilities, directly working with low income communities & creating a rapport.  

References

Sue Tatro                

      PhD                                                                                                        (408) 500-1107

Gladys Campbell

     Executive Assistant                                                                          (650)248-4324