Leaders in Action for Justice

Dorothy Ortiz

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If there were a leadership yearbook, what would your yearbook superlative be and why?

EMPOWERMENT ENFORCER- Sharing my personal story and giving members the tools and support they desire with the encouragement, that even the tiniest “spark” can “IGNITE” a generation of change and beyond, starting in the belief of ones own talents, skills & compassion for others and community!

What is one of your proudest leadership moments during the past year and why? Feel free to share more than one.

Attentiveness to others; when members I work with come back to me and tell me “it was the Contract Language you shared with me” or “I could really relate to your personal story” and they go on to tell me “how” they utilized these tools and experiences to empower themselves or become more motivated to move forward in what ever situation they were dealing with, I feel so proud to give back what was often shared with me in my early development!

Looking ahead to this year, what do you want to be the next step in your development as a leader? How will that step help our movement for economic and racial justice?

creating and developing work groups that are not only becoming involved in their workplace but out in their communities & work more closely with the Millennial .

Anything else you would like to add?

I am proud to be part of a movement that is providing a better future for generations to come!