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Lizette Torres

Lizette Torres is the Assistant Director of the Family Success Center and Health Education Department at the Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey. Lizette TorresShe holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Torres has over 19 years’ experience in the development, implementation and management of social service programs with a concentration in youth development. She has successfully developed and implemented a wide variety of youth programs that range from after school college and works readiness programs to youth programs that focus on healthy relationships and sexual health. Her career encompasses work in the Latino and immigrant communities of Philadelphia, Chicago and most recently Camden, New Jersey. In her current role at the Hispanic Family Center, Ms. Torres participates in the oversight of family adult services as well as health education and family programs that strengthen children and families. Programs include: two Family Success Centers (Camden City and Woodbury), an HIV prevention program, a County-wide asthma and parenting education program, and a summer program for at-risk youth living in Camden City. Additionally Ms. Torres assists in the oversight of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Civics classes, workforce development, domestic violence advocacy, and case management services.