Casa San Jose
Join us for a chat with Monica Ruiz, Executive Director of Casa San Jose and Governor’s Advisory Commissioner on Latino Affairs representing Allegheny County. Learn about Monica's journey to become a community leader and nonprofit director.
Mónica is a powerful advocate for Latinos on legal, housing, development, and educational issues. She fights for those facing deportation proceedings and launches projects to assist women, children and youth. In addition, she partners with political, labor, religious, and law enforcement leadership to make Pittsburgh stronger and more welcoming to all.
Mónica recently received the 2019 Women of Influence Award, Pittsburgh Business Times and the 2019 César Chávez Community Heroes Award. She was also awarded with the 2018 New Person of the Year, from Thomas Merton Center and the 2018 Rising Star, from the University of Pittsburgh by the School of Social Work. She is currently a fellow of Lead Now Pittsburgh, a transformational leadership program for the civic sector.
The conversation will take place LIVE on our Facebook page: Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and will include a Q&A portion.
The #LatinoPittsburgh Digital Speaker Series is an initiative of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. It's goals are to share relevant information, inspire growth and foster opportunity.
Speakers include community leaders and member as well as other individuals who have a positive impact not only on the Hispanic community, but Pittsburgh as a region.