Mónica María Hurtado is our racial justice and health equity organizer. She grew up in Colombia, where she trained as a doctor of family medicine. From 2002-2013, she worked with Aqui Para Ti/ Here For You, a program funded by Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative. Since 2009, she has been one of the community members participating of efforts around health care data for equity in Minnesota. She is a 2011 graduate of the Voices for Racial Justice’ community organizing cohort. Mónica brings skills in policy, public health and community organizing to her work at Voices for Racial Justice.
“If you have come to help me you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” (Lila Watson and her group)