Jake Frelick

Jake Frelick is a licensed independent clinical social worker, improviser, and he works in the field of youth development.  He has almost 15 years of youth programming experience working with summer camps, community-based nonprofit organizations, and schools.   Jake grew up in the Maryland area, went to The University of Maryland, College Park for his undergraduate…

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Eugenia Bravo

Eugenia is an art therapist and artist. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona, studying art and philosophy. While in Tucson, AZ, she volunteered mentoring mothers involved in Family Drug Court and worked at an art studio for adults with disabilities. In 2016 she moved to DC to get her Master’s degree…

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Ladonna Matchett

Ladonna is a registered Dance/Movement Therapist with a background as a performing artist. Originally from Houston, TX, Ladonna began performing at a young age leading her to receive her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Texas at Austin. She has since utilized the arts as a means of social commentary, activism,…

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Luisa Mariño Garcia

Luisa is a licensed and board certified art therapist and visual artist. She is passionate about exploring the offerings of art therapy in community-based projects and initiatives. Luisa earned a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts in her home country, Colombia, and a Master’s degree in Art Therapy from The George Washington University. She also completed an online…

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Cristina Aviles

Cristina grew up in both California and in Virginia. She received her B.A. in History with a minor in Psychology at Longwood University. At Longwood University, with a close group of 4 friends, founded the first Hispanic & Latin Association in 2014. This was the first group on campus to advocate for Latinx students. She…

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