Ministerio El Sol Sale Para Todos Internacional

Church And Community Development Corporation  | 4912 Bergenline Avenue,   Suite 16, West New York, NJ

Ministerio El Sol Sale Para Todos Internacional

Church And Community Development Corporation  | 4912 Bergenline Avenue,   Suite 16, West New York, NJ

Rev. Bolivar Flores

  Rev. Bolivar Flores was born in Moca, Dominican Republic to his parents Leocadia Salcedo and Pedro Flores. He began his studies at Paso de Moca. At age 12, he demonstrated his leadership capabilities, working with the principal of the school to manage a pavilion with two classrooms. Rev, Flores graduated with honors. In 2001, he immigrated to United States and continued his studies. He graduated from New York Theological Seminary with a Doctorate in Theology and Clinical Pastoral Education. In 2016, he founded “El Ministerio El Sol Sale Para Todos Internacional”, and created a radio station with daily programming at 9:00 p.m. under the same name. Rev. Flores also wrote a book entitled, “Cadenas Rotas”, which directly translates to “Broken Chains”. In his ministry work, he has helped more than 4,000 people from the United States, Dominican Republic, and Peru. His hard work led him to become Vice President of the New Jersey Coalition of Pastors and Ministers, Chief of Chaplains in the city of West New York, and, fourth in command for the National Association of Ministers. Additionally, he manages the outreach plan of the NJ Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to aiding individuals returning from incarceration. In 2018, Rev. Bolivar Flores established an agreement with the Coalition of Latin American Consuls New York (CLACNY) that said CLACNY would assist in identification procurement for immigrants from 17 different countries returning from incarceration. Additionally, he chairs La Magia de Las Bellas Artes, a cultural social welfare organization, and provides spiritual advising for great public servants. In his leisure time, Rev. Flores writes for different local newspapers about addiction as a lecturer on Opioids and Fentanyl.

  Wendy S. Martínez is one of New Jersey’s top consultants that specializes in providing professional services and resources in the areas of public affairs, public relations, media relations, political consulting, media production in both English and Spanish, development of effective marketing concepts, community advocacy and persuasive engagement strategies that resonate in ethnic and linguistically diverse markets. With her vast experience and strategic approach, she helps public officials and organizations achieve their economic, cultural, social, and political objectives. Ms. Martínez is specializes in leading community advocacy projects, faith-based relations and general political consulting in the areas of outreach and organizing. Over her 15 years career, she has worked on multiple key campaigns, such as Corzine for Governor, Cory Booker for U.S. Senate, Bonnie for Congress, Murphy for Governor, Menendez for NJ, as well as numerous state, county and municipal races. Also, significant public advocacy projects for the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Interfaith Brotherhood and Sisterhood of Bergen County, NJ Working Families Alliance, NJ Reentry Corporation, Free Press Action Fund, Fight for Minimum Wage, Unfair and Unjust Development in Jersey City, Bergen County Turkish Cultural Center, Korean American Association of NJ, Hands Off Health Care NJ, Jersey City Together, NJ Coalition of Latino Pastors and Ministers, Social Ministry “El Sol Sale Para Todos”, , Let’ Drive NJ, SEIU New Jersey State Labor Council and the Center of Excellence for Latino Health at RWJBarnabas Health Clara Maass Medical Center. Also, Mrs. Martínez’s professional career included serving as an Associate of 1868 Public Affairs in the areas of outreach, strategic relationship building and public advocacy campaigns. Additionally, Chief of Staff to State Senator Brian P. Stack, City of Union City Director of Public Programs and Communications, Director, Director of Media Relations to County Executive Dennis McNerney, Director of Policy and Communications to the Board of Chosen Freeholders, Director of the Bergen County Office of Multicultural Community Affairs (OMCA) and Public Information Assistant for the City of Newark. As Director of OMCA she instituted the first annual public programming that combined ethnic diversity and cultural traditions through celebrations, observances, and artistic expressions reflecting community pride. Coordinated the erection of three (3) monuments: the African American Struggles for Civil Rights, the WWII “Korean Comfort Women” and formed the Martin Luther King, Jr. Monument Committee which erected a 71/2 foot bronze statue in Hackensack on October 12, 2014. She is frequently sought after as speaker in the areas of Latino politics, immigration, faith-based relations, social media branding for ethnically diverse audiences, public speaking and community advocacy.

Wendy S. Martinez

Aakash Shah

  Aakash Shah is a practicing emergency medicine physician at Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is also actively involved in several state-level policy and nonprofit initiatives that affect the health of his patients. Previously, Aakash was the Founder and Executive Director of Be Jersey Strong, which trained students to serve as community health workers. During the third open enrollment period, Be Jersey Strong recruited over 500 students – two-thirds of whom spoke a second language with over 50 languages represented – from over 20 campuses to help inform New Jerseyans of their options for coverage. The initiative represented one of the largest and most diverse efforts to connect the insured to coverage in the nation and was honored by then President Barack Obama at the White House for its impact. Aakash has also staffed the health policy transition committee for Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey, served on the health policy councils of three gubernatorial campaigns, and advised the New Jersey Senate Majority Leader and members of the United States House of Representatives. In these roles, his portfolio has included initiatives to combat the opioid crisis, determine the health impact of burn pit exposure during military service, expand paid family leave, secure financing for women’s health, establish Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and implement the Affordable Care Act (ACA). He has conducted original research in these areas at Rutgers University, Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Oxford University. He is the author of several peer-reviewed publications, several op- eds, and the anthology The Soul of a Patient. He obtained his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed his MBA and MSc in Comparative Social Policy from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. He received his BA and BS from Ursinus College. He currently serves on the board of trustees for Integrity House and Ursinus College, and previously served on the executive board of New Leaders Council – New Jersey.

EDUCATION TOURO COLLEGE, NEW YORK, NY 10/04 – 9/09 MASTERS OF ARTS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION /SPECIAL EDUCATION (BIRTH – 2ND GRADE) BORICUA COLLEGE, BROOKLYN, NY 12/20/2017 BACHELORS OF ARTS IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION WITH A MINOR IN LIBERAL ARTS BILINGUAL EXTENSION BORICUA COLLEGE, BROOKLYN, NY 02/1996 ASSOCIATE IN LIBERAL ARTS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Bushwick United Head Start, Brooklyn NY 5/08 - Present Head Teacher: • Collaborated with Head Teacher in developing engaging lessons. • Assisted implement centers for math, science, reading, and writing with hands-on curriculum. • Helped expedite a positive discipline plan thus promoting student responsibility and problem solving skills. • Planning developmentally appropriate lesson plan for infant and toddlers. • Setting up hands-on activity and classroom based on Reggio Emilia Approach. • Coordinated and implemented daily scheduled activities such as music, sensory and arts and crafts. • Writing observation and daily reports on the children development. Department of Education 1/14-6/15 Substitute Paraprofessionals • Worked 1 to1 with students to reach their goal • Worked close with the teachers and helping the child do his work and follow the routine KIDS TIME THERAPIES, QUEENS NY 5/10-8/11 SEIT TEACHER: • Created lesson plans, IEP Goals, progress reports and annuals • Worked 1 to1 with students to reach their goal • Worked close with the parents and helping to work with their child at home TRAINING PRE-K TEACHER PREPARATION PROJECT SCHOLAR, NEW YORK CITY, NY 2014-2015 •Selected for the competitive and highly desired Pre-K Scholars Project funded by Mayor De Blasio to increase access and availability of UPK programs for all eligible children throughout NYC coordinated by CUNY • Completed rigorous test prep to be certified for B-2 over the course of 15 months • Actively participated in advising meetings and career development seminars that lead towards fast track certification Birth-2 in the State of New York • Followed project guidelines and worked with center director to achieve optimal success for all children in the classroom setting. Internship Certificate: Student with Disability (birth- grade 2) & Early Childhood (Birth- Grade2) September 1, 2009 Making Pre-K Count •A curriculum-based intervention called “Building Blocks” that helps teachers improve children’s early math skills •A high-quality professional development model for pre-K teachers, including training and coaching for lead and assistant teachers. Skilled coaches from Bank Street College of Education support teachers on the use of “Building Blocks,” the use of formative assessments, and classroom management techniques Touro College, Manhattan NY Substance Abuse Child Safety Heart Saver First Aid, Brooklyn, NY Certified in adult/child CPR First Aid Adult/Child AED Spark Training, Brooklyn, NY Fitness sports, play& active recreation for kids Certification in Early Childhood CDA ,Brooklyn, NY Completed the 120 hours for a CDA Child Abuse and Maltreatment identification, reporting and prevention Certification NY State Office of Family Services 09/23/2019 Safe schools/prevention of school violence Mandated Reporter Identifying and reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment Certified 09/24/2019 Child Care Inc. New York, NY Developmentally Appropriate Practice for infant and toddlers Partnerships with parents Preserving Self-Esteem: An Anti-Bias Approach A.C.D Brooklyn, NY Child Abuse and Maltreatment identification, reporting and prevention Sexual Harassment Certification NY State Complete 9/26/2019 Preventing & Controlling Infectious Diseases Certification 11/19/2020 Trauma Smart Trainer New York State 01/19-Present Build a trauma-informed community with skills to help children and families affected by trauma to succeed in school and to help all children build resilience. • Provide coaching support for teachers as they implement training. • Address behaviors that interfere with learning. • Address behaviors that interfere with healthy child development. • Provide teacher SED Women Ministers Of Assembly Of God 2015-2017 Coordinator of Children Minister Coordinator of Education Coordinator of Children with Special Needs Bible Theological Institute Assembly of God Inc. 2016-2019 Brooklyn NY Graduate 2019 Honor Roll Chaplain Ministerio El Sol Sale para Todos International 2019-Present Pastor Of Ministerio El Sol Sale para Todos International 12/3/2018 NJ Coalition of Latino Pastor and Ministers Public Relations LANGUAGES AND SKILLS Bilingual Spanish/English, responsible, dedicated and a quick learner, I also have knowledge in computers. References Available Upon Request

Vivian Tavera

  Vivian Tavera was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, South America to Ricardo Tavera, dentist and Marina Tavera, housewife. She had three children and four grandchildren. Vivian grew up in the state of California and during all her adult life she has served teaching, working as a case manager/family advocate, and social service area. Her areas of expertise are social services and special education. Furthermore, she has facilitated and administered after school programs for children with disabilities. She taught English as a Second Language in the state of California, where she attended Long Beach State University. Vivian has dedicated most of her life serving the most disadvantaged. Both, in her secular jobs and in church, she has been able to serve communities with great needs. Currently, Vivian serves as a Chaplain of the state of New Jersey and Chief of Staff of Ministerio El Sol Sale Para Todos Internacional.