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Jorge Barraza

Prevention Coordinator

Pronouns: he/him/his

Jorge joined the Rape Recovery Center in December of 2018. Jorge graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Social Work. He has spent the last eight years focusing on his passion of advocating for marginalized and underserved communities. His most recent work has been with Utah Community Action, Planned Parenthood, and the Utah Domestic Violence Coalition where he has worked on issues of economic justice, reproductive health, domestic abuse, racism, and immigration.

Jorge believes in justice and equality for all and that through prevention work, including the dissemination of information and offering healthy alternatives to unhealthy norms, we can make positive changes in our community and society as a whole.

Jorge is an expert in healthy relationships, social justice, racism, classism, cultural awareness and competency, gender issues, toxic masculinity, gender roles, safe zones, immigrant survivors, domestic violence.

In his free time he likes to work on and play guitars, play board and party games, and he loves tacos.