Karen has lived in Plant City her entire life.She graduated from the University of South Florida with her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and is a proud first-generation college graduate. Having been raised in a Hispanic household, Karen is bilingual and fluent in the Spanish language. Karen plans and implements many programs and unique activities at the CBFRC throughout the month and assists in planning great events for her community as well. She hopes to make a positive impact on children’s lives through her activities and to reinforce their education in creative, fun ways.
¡Yo hablo español!
Town 'N Country
Janet is from Artemisa, Cuba. She has lived in the US since 2016, and in Tampa since 2021. She has a Bachelor Degree from the University of Havana majoring in Law. As a former Prosecutor, she used to work with children without parental care, represented them in court and ensured their welfare. In Los Angeles, CA, where she used to live before, she worked at MEND, a non-profit organization, assisting low-income families and helping them meet each need with dignity. Janet is focused on helping vulnerable families and given them the necessary resources to improve their quality of life. Nothing makes her happier than seeing the relief on her client faces. ¡Yo hablo español!
Jose has two Associate's degrees and one Bachelor's degree in psychology. He is currently working in his Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He has worked doing ABA therapy, psychosocial rehabilitation, and in group homes. Jose is passionate about helping others. ¡Yo hablo español!