In our community, noncitizen immigrants are choosing not to report violent crimes and dropping out of life sustaining services due to fear, affecting thousands of families in Fresno County. Centro La Familia Advocacy Services and invited experts will shed light on these issues at its annual Community Convening. Featuring Keynote Speaker: Paula Gomez Stordy, M.ED., Senior Director of National Training and TA, National Latino Network for Healthy Families and Communities. As Senior Director of National Training & TA, Paula Gomez Stordy oversees national training and technical assistance ensuring the highest level of advocacy, quality, and efficiency. She has provided training and technical assistance to organizations in the areas of culture and inclusion, survivor-centered advocacy, project management, fundraising, board development, and leadership development. She is currently appointed as Chair of the Essex County Commission on the Status of Women.