UCI Latinx Resource Center

MEET OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM IS COMPOSED OF EXTRAORDINARY PASSIONATE LEADERS FOCUSED ON SERVING OUR COMMUNITY

Professional Staff

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Adeli Duron

(She/Ella)

DIRECTOR

aduron@uci.edu | (949) 824-8045

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Adelí Durón serves as the Inaugural Director of the Latinx Resource Center since Fall of 2019. She is developing the key components of the center and will oversee the center and staffing once it opens in Fall 2020. She has been implementing innovative programs in 2020 to serve the needs of students as the framework for the center comes together. She currently serves on the UCI Latinx Thriving Workgroup, serves as the co-chair for the Latino Excellence and Achievement Dinner and the co-chair for the Chicano/Latino Staff Association. adelí has served on the UCI campus for almost fifteen years most notably as the founding director of the Veteran Services Center from 2012-2019. adelí attended UCI studying Chicano/Latino Studies & Psychology & Social Behavior.

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Victoria Rocha

(She/Her/Hers)

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Vrocha@uci.edu

Victoria Rocha graduated from UC Irvine in June majoring in Education Sciences and Psychological Sciences. While at UCI, She was involved in the Student Parent Orientation Program, the Student Alumni Association, and worked at the registrar's office as well. During her undergraduate experience, she found her passion for working with students and specifically with the role of mentorship. She is excited to be part of this team and grateful to be working with amazing student leaders on campus. A fun fact about her is that she studied abroad in Rome, Italy, in the Summer of 2018 for six weeks!

 

Student Staff

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Luis Henriquez

DPF Fellow

3rd year, Chemical Engineering Major

Bucket list: Travel across Europe

Favorite activity: Going to amusement parks, with the current situation, hiking.

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Paola Maravilla

Graphic Designer

4th year, Environmental Science and Policy Major

Bucket list: Travel to different Disneyland theme parks around the world.

Favorite activity: Being outdoors such as going to the beach or hiking.

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Fanny Perez

DPF Fellow

1st year, Anthropology Major (switching to Biological Sciences)

Bucket list: Travel to Spain

Favorite activity: I like to bake.

Diana Castaneda

Diana Castaneda

Welness Programs Intern

4th year, Public Health Science Major

Bucket list: Visit Cabo

Favorite activity: Reading books.

Natalie

Natalie Aguilar

Arte and Cultura Intern

4th year, Political Science and International Studies Major

Bucket list: Write a book.

Favorite activity: Growing fruits and vegetables in my backyard and tie dying my clothes.

Yanaisa

Yanaisa Lopez

Admin Intern | Volunteer Program Coordinator

2nd year, Criminology, Law, and Society Major

Bucket list: Travel to Europe

Favorite activity: Creating spotify playlists

Brenda

Brenda Roque

Field Study Intern | Mentor Program Coordinator

4th year, Criminology Law & Society, Psychological and Social Behavior Major

Bucket list:

Favorite activity:

Marsabel

Marisabel Perez

Community Programs Intern

4th year, Political Science, Social Policy & Public Service Major

Bucket list: Write a book.

Favorite activity: Creating playlists.

Manuel

Manuel Teran

QTPOC Affairs Intern

4th year, Criminology Law & Society, Psychological Sciences Major

Bucket list: Visit New York.

Favorite activity: Listening to Podcasts.

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Litzi Yerendi Soto

Field Study Intern

4th year, Criminology Law & Society Major | Psychological Science Minor

Bucket list: Commit 3 years to Jiu Jiutsu!

Favorite activities: Working out and watercolor painting.

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Emma Montoya

Field Study Intern

4th year, Education Sciences, Social Policy  & Public Service Major

Bucket list: A weekend trip with friends after COVID.

Favorite activities: Skate and make jewelry.

WE’RE CREATIVE

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WE’RE PASSIONATE

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WE’RE AWESOME

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