Latina Feminist Mental Health Activist Dior Vargas Joins Project UROK as Outreach Coordinator
I'm so excited to be sharing this news and press release with you all!
Mental health non-profit Project UROK is thrilled to welcome Dior Vargas to their team in the role of Outreach Coordinator. She will be creating original content, consulting, and doing organizational and community outreach for the organization.
"I'm very excited to be joining the team at Project UROK," says Ms. Vargas. "They're doing important work toward mental illness awareness and provide hope to those who are enduring a lot. I'm looking forward to contributing to this work. And remember, you are ok!"
"Since we first heard about Dior Vargas and saw the work she was doing we knew she was someone we wanted to work with and learn from," says Project UROK founder and executive director Jenny Jaffe. "She's an important voice in mental health advocacy and we are honored to have her joining the team!"
Launched in April of 2015, Project UROK is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create a catalogue of accessible, funny, meaningful videos for teens struggling with mental health issues, by adults who have been there before. In doing so we hope to provide not only practical assistance, but also, and perhaps more importantly, a sense of comfort, a sense of belonging, and a sense of hope.