Dayanara is a mother, wife and social justice advocate. Growing up in a mixed status household enforced her support and work towards the immigrant community. Dayanara has recently, graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a dual degree and Honors in both Latin America and Latina/o Studies and Humanities and Justice. She also has a certificate in Dispute Resolution. Dayanara aspires to be a lawyer in family law. She has interned at the Appellate Supreme Court 1st division and the Kings County Supreme Court 2nd division, where she was published in The New York Law Journal. Dayanara was also a research assistant with the Puerto Rican Bridgade, where she learned and researched gender based violence in Puerto Rico. She has also worked at Safe Passage Project and assisted unaccompanied minor with status adjustment. When Dayanara is not working or school she is at home spending time with her family.
What does “Brave” mean to you?
“Brave” means doing the right thing even when it may not be easy.
What song is energizing you today?
“Summertime Sadness” -Lana Del Rey
Where did your family immigrate from?
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