Luz Corcuera

Luz Corcuera

Luz Corcuera is the executive director of UnidosNow, a nonprofit organization committed to empowering Hispanic/Latinos to achieve the American dream through education, integration, and civic engagement.  

Luz was born in Peru and emigrated to Canada where she practiced  as a psychotherapist for 16 years and remains a Clinical Member of the Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists before moving to Florida in 2000.  She earned a BA in Clinical Psychology and a MA in Pastoral Ministry.

Luz has a proven track record in community-building and engagement. She previously served as Program Director for Healthy Start Manatee and as a Community Health Director for the Florida Department of Health in Manatee. Luz is passionate about education, health, and cultural competency. Her significant work includes developing and overseeing diverse community-based initiatives to empower underserved and at-promise communities via prevention and education.

Luz has been recognized with numerous awards for building strong relationships in the Manasota region with private, public, faith-based, and civic organizations to close the education achievement gap, reversing negative health trends, and empowering people to civic integration.

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