Berta is a Bi-Lingual Educational Support Specialist/Parent Support Worker at Advocates for Justice and Education, a non-profit in Washington DC. She provides assistance to Latino families to ensure their children receive the education and health services they need. She also helps immigrant families to navigate available resources and support systems. Berta’s four sons received pediatric care at Mary’s Center and she credits the Center with teaching her to advocate for her youngest, who has special needs. She joined the Mary’s Center Board July 2016.