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Executive Director of Caminar Latino is Honored as one of Georgia Trend’s 2017 “40 Under 40”
Atlanta, GA: (October 5, 2017) Jessica Nunan, Executive Director of Caminar Latino was announced as one of Georgia Trend’s 2017 “40 under 40”. For over 21 years Georgia Trend has honoured the state’s best and brightest in business, government, politics, nonprofits, science, healthcare and education. This year, they chose to highlight Nunan for her dedication to social justice and track record for increasing awareness about the impact of violence in Latino families.
Nunan’s other accomplishments include providing opportunities for families to break the cycle of violence through culturally relevant programs that educate and empower them. Since 2005, Nunan has served as Executive Director of Caminar Latino, but her commitment to violence prevention began as a teen when she started her work with Caminar Latino as a volunteer. For more than 20 years, Nunan has utilized her professional and personal experiences to increase awareness about the impact of abusive relationships as well as the importance of providing education about healthy relationships. Nunan has been sought as thought leader by organizations and serves on several committees including Futures Without Violence, Sesame Street Community, and the Georgia Commission on Family Violence..
Caminar Latino reflect Nunan’s work and vision and she hopes the award will help shed light on the importance of working with families as a whole to break the cycle of violence in the Latino Community. “I am beyond honored to be a part of this incredible group of individuals featured by GA Trend and look forward to working with the next generation of advocates who can continue this imperative work” said Nunan.
About Caminar Latino
Caminar Latino works toward creating opportunities for Latino families affected by violence, to change their lives and communities. Founded in 1990, Caminar Latino was the first and still is the only program in the state of GA to offer comprehensive domestic violence services to Latino families and is a nationally recognized leader in quality programming and advocacy for Latinas and their families. For more information, please visit www.caminarlatino.org