Danielle works as the Lead Social Worker at East Harlem Scholars Academy. She supervises social workers at the elementary and middle schools in addition to working with her caseload of individual, group and family counseling. She has expertise in working with children and their families who've experienced trauma. Danielle also oversees the implementation of trauma sensitive schooling through ongoing workshops and staff support.
Danielle actively engages in Anti-Racism work through the People's Institute of Survival and Beyond and continues this work in her school. Danielle has been a field instructor for years. She earned her Masters degree in Social Work from Fordham University and received a BA in Human Development from Boston College.
Jaime A. Estades is a Columbia University Adjunct Professor writer, labor and community activist has committed his life to advocacy, education, health and leadership training. In 1996, Jaime founded the Latino Leadership Institute, Inc. The Latino Leadership Institute, a not-for-profit nonpartisan corporation affiliated with the City University of New York, has trained hundreds of individuals on the fundamentals of campaign management and public policy. In October 2015, the Latino Leadership Institute was selected by the White House as one of the Bright Spots of Excellence in Education in the Hispanic Community in the United States.
Jaime, who was a Revson Fellow at Columbia University, received his Juris Doctor from the City University of New York School of Law, his Masters in Social Work from the Hunter College Graduate School of Social Work.