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Project Manager, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities

Lumarie Orozco, MA, is a community psychologist and project manager for the National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities, a project of Casa de Esperanza. Lumarie’s areas of expertise and interest include: the development and implementation of culturally responsive interventions that increase the safety and well-being of Latinas and Latino communities, ensuring meaningful language access for limited English proficient individuals, supporting non-culturally specific organizations indeveloping a culturally responsive service response through a process of organizational assessment and development, community engagement and leadership development, and Latin@ youth development and advocacy. Currently, Lumarie provides training and strategic technical assistance services to the Office of Violence Against Women’s Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Initiatives (DVHPI), the Department of Health and Human Services’ FVPSA programs, domestic violence and sexual assault state coalitions, culturally specific and non-culturally specific community-based organizations and systems (law enforcement, courts, etc.) which seek to enhance access to safety and services for Latina victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking.