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Julie Laurence, LMSW

Senior Assistant Vice President

Julie Laurence comes to LIP with many years experience working with girls and young women, with a focus on creating safe and nurturing, gender responsive communities, and youth leadership development.

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Guadalupe Luna 

Program Coordinator

I have a Masters in Social Work. I am devoted to working in my community and passionate about my work with the LIP teens and their families


Emely Rodriguez

Case Manager - Washington Heights


My name is Emely Rodriguez. I previously worked  in an Article 31 Mental Health clinic. Where I have learned that working closely with at risk clients can have major positive impacts in their lives.

As a certified Mental Health First Aider, I want to use my knowledge to help others. 


Chasity Ortiz

Case Manager, Bronx

I was born, raised and live in the Bronx.  I graduated from Lehman College with a Bachelors in Social Work and have worked as a social worker at Life is Precious since 2014.