Our Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Headshot of Fr. Alexis Zuniga

Fr. Alexis Zuniga

Board Member

Biography

Born in Honduras, Alexis Zuniga became ordained as a Catholic Priest in 2000. Since then, he has spent time in New Jersey, Costa Rica, Florida, and now Mississippi, working to address injustices within the Latino population. Fr. Zuniga now serves the central Mississippi community.

Roberta Avila

Roberta Avila

Board Member

Biography

Roberta Avila is a second-generation Mexican-American and a social justice advocate. After Katrina in 2005, Roberta served as the executive director of the Steps Coalition and the Mississippi Coast Interfaith Disaster Task Force. Both organizations advocated to ensure that after Hurricane Katrina, vulnerable and low-income residents received resources for an equitable and healthy recovery. Roberta has served in the non-profit, social justice sector in Mississippi for 35 years and is a founding member of the Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance. She currently works part-time for the MS Low Income Child Care Initiative.

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