Jenny Gonzalez

Paralegal -- se habla español

Jenny is a paralegal who does outreach to the immigrant community to address issues related to public benefits, language access, mobile home residents' rights and immigrants' rights in the Hazleton, Wilkes-Barre and Scranton areas.

Jenny graduated from King’s College with a bachelor's degree and received a Master's of Social Work degree from Marywood University and is a licensed social worker.

 

As a McGowan Scholar, she volunteered for four years in the McGowan Hispanic Outreach Program as an aid to the ESL and Citizenship classes. As a Graduate Assistant (GA), Jenny studied LatinX families' experience with public education in Northeast PA. She presented the findings at the 2018 Joint World on Social Work, Education and Social Development in Dublin, Ireland.  

 

While a graduate student at Marywood University, she  completed an international field placement in Embu, Kenya during the summer of 2018 with the goal to initiate the research and development of a human resource center to meet the changing and growing needs of a county experiencing growing rates of homelessness. She and her peers presented their work in Kenya at the 2018 National Association Social Work- PA Chapter Conference and at the 2019 IFSW European Conference in Vienna, Austria.

CONTACT

jgonzalez AT cjplaw.org 

t: 570-354-2741

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