Jorge “Tito” Ramos is originally from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. He and his family immigrated to the U.S. in 2003 to escape the political and economic instability in their home country. He has lived in Raleigh, North Carolina ever since and considers it home. Jorge first became involved with El Pueblo in the summer of 2009 through his older sister, Carolina, when he decided to volunteer at La Fiesta del Pueblo with her. Since then, he has been involved in almost all aspects of the organization, participating in projects such as No Fumo, DSF, Teen PEP, El Pueblo’s Strategic Planning committee, Youth Council, El Pueblo’s board of directors, and now as a working staff member. He considers himself a product of El Pueblo’s work and hopes to further empower its mission and role within The Triangle’s Latinx and Immigrant communities.
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