Laura Camberos has been a member of MUA since 2002 and joined MUA’s staff in 2014 as a Program Coordinator. In 2018, Laura was promoted to her current role as Education and Empowerment Coordinator, and she joined the MUA Leadership Team, helping to make decisions for the whole organization. Laura is responsible for coordinating MUA’s Support Groups in San Francisco, Oakland and Union City, including keeping a rotating calendar of meeting topics and coordinating with external presenters from partner organizations who come to speak to our members on topics such as self-esteem, domestic violence, healthy relationships, nutrition, ancestral healing, sexuality, reproductive health, financial independence, and child development. Laura also supervises and coordinates a team of peer facilitators who are responsible for facilitating the support groups and creating a confidential, supportive space for self-expression and healing. Laura is a graduate of MUA’s Leadership and Unity for Community Power and has been an active participant in our campaigns for domestic worker and immigrant rights. Through MUA she received her Domestic Violence Advocate certification and has volunteered at Ruby’ Place, a local shelter, providing linguistically and culturally appropriate support to Spanish speaking survivors. She has also graduated from MUA’s Caring Hands Childcare and Adult Care job training programs. Laura is originally from Jalisco, Mexico and the mother of four wonderful children. She loves her family and enjoys spending time with them.