political empowerment, the promotion of civil rights, and the elimination of
disparities in the areas of education, health, and employment. It was founded
Javier Robles- Executive Vice President
Cuqui has been a leader in the Latino community in New Jersey for over 30 years. She is currently employed by the Puerto Rican Action Board as Program Coordinator of the Low-Income Home & Energy Program (LI-HEAP). She also has worked at La Casa de Don Pedro as the Case Manager for the Newark Prisoner re-entry program and as the Outreach Manager for the Hispanic Directors Association of NJ.
Frank is a Professor at Kean University and serves as President of the Latino Action Network Foundation. He was previously Press Secretary to Senator Bob Menendez when he was a Member of the House of Representatives.
Maria Andrade-Vice President of Membership
Luisa Torres- Vice President of Fundraising
Carlos Hendricks- Treasurer
Rudy is an attorney with his own practice focusing on the immigration issues throughout his career as well as assisting students with issues related to their status.He has also worked with the Colombian consulate in the United States assisting foreign nationals with legal issues. Rudy is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania as well as New Jersey. His firm is based in Jersey City.
Cynthia is an Environmental Advocate. She worked as an Environmental Justice Organizer for the Ironbound Community Corporation where she worked on issues at Port Newark.