UCI Latinx Resource Center

MEET OUR TEAM

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

Professional Staff

Adeli

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

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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!

 

Meet our 2021-2022 Student Staff!

2021-10-12 (1)

Lesley Osorio

she/her/ella

Wellness Programs Intern

4th Year, Public Health Sciences Major

Fun fact: I am obsessed with oats and have it for breakfast basically everyday.

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Jenelle Monge

she/her/ella

Graphic Designer

4th Year, Business Information and Art Double Major

Fun fact: I LOVE Big Time Rush!

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Fanny Perez

she/her/ella

DPF Fellow

2nd Year, Psychology Major

Fun fact: I love cooking and trying new foods.

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Alejandra Garcia Ceja

she/her/ella

DPF Fellow

3rd year, Psychology Major | Sociology Minor 

Fun fact: I love the Legend of Zelda series!

2021-10-12 (2)

Arianna Villa

she/her/ella

Field Study Intern

5th Year, Sociology and Psychological Science Double Major

Fun fact: I love going to Disneyland, going hiking and being outdoors!

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Andrea Morales

she/her/ella

Indigenous Community Programs Intern

4th year, International Studies Major

Fun fact: I've volunteered in Mexico with the Mexican embassy.

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Anamarina Hernandez

she/her/ella

Arte y Cultura Intern

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2021-10-14

Alex Arellano

she/her/ella

Advanced Field Study Intern

5th year, Psychology and Criminology, Law and Society Double Major

Fun fact: I have lived in over 25 houses in 7 states.

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Kimberly Moran

she/her/ella

Admin Intern | Volunteer Program Coordinator

3rd year, Psychology Major | Sociology Minor

Fun fact: I used to work at Dunkin Donuts.

2021-10-15 (2)

Noéh Juarez

they/them

QTPOC Affairs Intern

3rd year transfer, Cultural Anthropology Major

Fun fact: I volunteer as a crisis hotline licensed first responder (specializing in housing displacement support for queer youth) and am attending UCI on a scholarship!

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Josué Ruedas

Community Programs Intern

5th year, Political Science and Chicane/Latine Studies Double Major

Fun fact: Banda and Ska en Español are two of my favorite genres of music.

2021-10-15 (1)

Isabella Leon

she/her/ella

Graduate Student Intern

1st year, Art History MA Program

Fun fact: My absolute favorite things are going to Disneyland and traveling. I've made it to the parks in Anaheim and Paris but hope to visit them all one day!

WE’RE CREATIVE

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WE’RE PASSIONATE

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