Maria Gomez: 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal Recipient

March 11, 2013 | 1:28

Gomez founded Mary’s Center 25 years ago to build better futures through the delivery of health care, family literacy and job training. Prior to establishing Mary’s Center, Maria was a public health nurse with the D.C. Department of Health. She has also worked for the Red Cross, directing community education programming and disaster services, and with the Visiting Nurses Association. She currently serves as a Regional Representative to the National Council of la Raza, and previously served two terms on the board of the Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington.

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