School2Home Training Coordinator
Grisel Vasquez is the School2Home Training Coordinator for John Muir Middle School and LA Promise Charter Middle School #1. Prior to joining LAPF in October 2016, Vasquez worked with several non-profits and school districts throughout Los Angeles County. She started her body of work in the afterschool sector, working her way through the ranks. She later transitioned to working with at-risk and foster youth by providing mentorship and support services in the South Los Angeles area. At each of her prior positions, Vasquez played a vital role in development and training.
Vasquez attended California State University Dominguez Hills where she studied psychology. She strives to accomplish the organization’s mission and vision. One of her strengths is creating bonds with those individuals she has supported throughout the years. Outside of the office, Vasquez enjoys spending quality time with friends and loved ones, helping others, and finding new and interesting things to do or try. Her favorite book is Always Running by Luis Rodriguez.
“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” – Aristotle