Dawn D. Valadez has worked directly with children, teens, families, and service providers for over 18 years. As a youth and social worker, she has used community service, media literacy, and production as methods fro young people to have a voice in their communities. In the San Francisco Bay Area, she cofounded a nationally recognized AmeriCorps program, BAYAC, documented in the film, Everyday Heroes (2000), by Rick Goldsmith and Abby Ginsberg. Valadez is a youth development specialist, consultant, and trainer for children and youth programs, as well as for community and national service programs.
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