Member Position: President / Ethnic Advisory Committee
Silvia Araoz grew up in Lima, Peru. She came to the United States in 2013 and graduated in Legal Studies. She serves as Executive Director at Everywhere Hope.
Silvia is currently working at Salt Lake Community College and is involved in different organizations helping immigrants to become American citizens.
She has been involved with the Hispanic and Refugee communities delivering speeches and workshops about the importance of becoming citizens, promoting educational resources, teaching citizenship classes, and advocating for immigrants, women, and elderly people to become self-sufficient, contributing members of the community.
She enjoys spending time with her son and family and is very passionate about helping disadvantaged people with language and cultural barriers, looking for social justice, equal opportunities, and access to education.