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Silvia Velazquez Bridges Middle School Director
Work Phone: (213) 389-1148 x248

Silvia is an alumnus of HOLA. Growing up, HOLA was her second home. Now she is back at HOLA as the Bridges Program Director, hoping to be a role model for youth, just as many of the HOLA staff were to her growing up. Silvia loves to travel and assist people whenever she can. She has spent many summers in Latin America helping rural communities and working with high school students. Silvia is a graduate of Colorado College and holds a B.A. in Art Studio with a minor in Education. She is currently searching for a Master’s program to continue her study in Education.

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