Jocelyne Garcia is a Latino Community Organizer at RISE Colorado and enjoys organizing with parents about their critically important roles in their kids educational career. Before coming to RISE, Jocelyne worked with the Pre-Collegiate Development Programs on the Boulder campus and researched the Development of a Critical Consciousness among Chicano/a and Mexicano/a Youth. As a first-generation Mexican American, Jocelyne is passionate about immigrant families receiving the education they rightfully deserve. Jocelyne has a B.A. in Psychology and Women & Gender Studies from the University of Colorado and enjoys dancing bachata and traveling.