Arnoldo Ruiz

Community Healing Initiative (CHI) Support Assistant

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Roles and responsibilities at Latino Network:

I assist members of the CHI program in all capacities. My role is providing/sharing with youth, families, and community my own personal experiences with the justice system and gang culture.

What motivates you to do this job at Latino Network?

The first day I walked into Latino Network I felt the love and warmth from people. From that day on I knew that Latino Network would be the perfect space for me. Latino Network resonates with me because they provide and encourage the freedom for self expression and the freedom of creativity.

Interests and activities:

Basketball, exercising, and taking walks with my partner

Most proud achievement:

My proudest moment was when Latino Network hired me.