UnidosNow executive director Luz Corcuera has joined Florida Policy Institute’s (FPI’s) board of directors. UnidosNow is a nonprofit organization committed to empowering Hispanic/Latinos to achieve the American dream through education, integration, and civic engagement. The Florida Policy Institute is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing state policies and budgets that improve the economic mobility and quality of life for Floridians.
Corcuera previously served as program director for Healthy Start Manatee and as a community health director for the Florida Department of Health in Manatee. Her work includes developing and overseeing diverse community-based initiatives to empower underserved communities via prevention and education. Born in Peru, Corcuera emigrated to Canada and practiced as a psychotherapist for 16 years before moving to Florida in 2000. She remains a clinical member of the Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists.