Barbara "Bobbie" Ibarra Executive Director Barbara "Bobbie" Ibarra joins Miami Homes for All from Jungle Island where she was the Vice President/General Manager for four years. Previously, Ms. Ibarra was the founding President for Our Kids, a non-profit created to transition and manage Miami-Dade's child welfare system. Ms. Ibarra has also held leadership roles with Miami-Dade County and Citibank. She started her career as a social worker. Ms. Ibarra holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work and a Master's degree in Education and Counseling from Temple University.
Sabrina V. Velarde Housing Program Manager Sabrina V. Velarde is a passionate public servant who has focused her career on addressing the need for affordable housing in Miami-Dade County and protecting the rights of those living in affordable units. Sabrina is a 2013 graduate of St. Thomas University School of Law, where she received the St. Thomas University Pro Bono Commendation Certificate for completing more than 100 hours of pro bono service. As a law clerk and Certified Legal Intern at Legal Services of Greater Miami, Sabrina worked directly with many Public Housing, Section 8, and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit tenants and helped them apply for, maintain, and reinstate their status as housing benefit recipients. Sabrina successfully represented her low-income clients in eviction, administrative, and appellate proceedings. As a law student at St. Thomas Law, Sabrina served on the Executive Board of the Moot Court Board. Sabrina also was selected to participate in St. Thomas Law's Appellate Litigation Clinic where she briefed and argued an appeal before the Third District Court of Appeal. Prior to law school, Sabrina completed a judicial internship with Judge Maria Sampedro-Iglesia at the Miami-Dade County Juvenile Justice Center. Sabrina earned her Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Florida International University.
Audrey E. Aradanas Youth Program Associate Audrey Eugenio Aradanas graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s & Gender Studies and Political Science; she earned a second Bachelor of Science degree in International Relations from Florida International University. She also earned two certificates in Queer Studies and Latin American & Caribbean Studies. Audrey was the founder of various women and gender events including The Annual Feminist Summit; The F(eminist)-Word Forum; and an annual fundraiser to support sexual assault crisis centers in Miami-Dade County. She is a faithful, passionate youth advocate; she firmly believes in empowering young people to reach their full potential and to have sustainable lives. As an Organizer with Engage Miami, she advocated for youth to get involved in politics. She is also the Founder and Director of the podcast, Grrrl Uninterrupted to discuss women, gender, and sexuality issues in Miami-Dade. Audrey is also the Founder of Miami Girl, a social group for local women-identifying people to come together to discuss and plan events surrounding social issues.
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