Our Founder, Julia Perilla

Nuestra fundadora, Julia Perilla

Dr. Julia Perilla, our founder, has received scores of awards and  is considered a leader in her field but if you ask her, her life, her work rests on a simple philosophy: listen. In 1990 she listened when a Catholic sister talked to her about the problem of domestic violence in her community. That year… Read more »

A Participant’s Experience


Reyna is a college freshman who began coming to Caminar Latino programs at the age of 11. At first “it was scary” but then she “just kinda started talking.” Once she started talking she didn’t stop and now it’s to audiences far beyond her peer group. 

Like many 18-year-olds Reyna worries about what she’ll study… Read more »

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