S2, E5: Civic engagement in immigrant communities with Wendy Pascual

Wendy Pascual

Wendy Mateo Pascual joins the podcast to talk about her work empowering and connecting people and communities. Wendy is originally from Dominican Republic and had lived in Charlotte Region for sixteen years. She shares about her work as a community leader skilled in non- profit organization, leadership development, civic engagement, women empowerment, immigrant integration and networking building.

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Wendy Mateo Pascual is the founder and Principal Consultant of Crossways Consulting a firm focuses on Empowering and Connecting people and communities. Wendy is originally from Dominican Republic and had lived in Charlotte Region for sixteen years. She is a community leader skilled in non- profit organization, leadership development, civic engagement, women empowerment, immigrant integration and networking building.

Her passion for social change and community transformation had driven her to participate in hundreds of community initiatives in her country Dominican Republic and here in Charlotte Region. She is the Co-founder of Camino Community Center in Charlotte  and served as Executive Director for 14 years.  In that role, she was instrumental in developing the Bethesda Health Center (a health clinic and related programs focused on promoting health and wellness) and “You Are Not Alone (a community mental health treatment and education program for low-income Latino immigrants).  She is also Co-founder of University Citi Family Zone, El Puente Hispano in Concord, Chair of the Latino Civic Engagement Committee, Community Council Member of Green Light Fund Charlotte, creator and facilitator of the Latino Civic Engagement Program and Co-creator with Civic Canvas of the Close the Gap- Latino Leadership development Program.