Paulina Erices is the mother of three multicultural Latino children, a Maternal Child Health Specialist for Jefferson County Public Health, and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in the Denver Metro Area in Colorado. She holds a BS in Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University and an MS in Organizational Leadership from the University of Denver.
Paulina is the coordinator of Adelante, the Latino Network for Health and Education and participates a variety of community groups and nonprofits focused on child and family health, housing, and food access. Her areas of current work include whole community inclusion in emergency preparedness; promoting mental health along the continuum of care; building community capacity to navigate health and education systems; facilitating organizational change to embrace linguistic and culturally responsive practices; and establishing community-based participatory programs to strengthen communities. Paulina likes to be with people, learn from and with others, and connect people’s passions for meaningful work.