Olga Trujillo is Caminar Latino’s lead staff for the National Resource Center for Reaching Victims and supports the work of the NRC, policy makers, systems and programs nationally on a number of issues including creating culturally responsive, trauma informed services, enhancing services and responses to Latino victims, and improving services to victims with invisible disabilities such as trauma and dissociative disorders. Olga’s legal experience also enhances her work with lawyers and courts to develop trauma informed legal advocacy and courts.
Olga Trujillo is the Director of Education and Social Change at Latinos United for Peace and Equity, a project of Caminar Latino. Olga is an attorney, trainer, internationally renowned speaker and author who has devoted her career to helping advocates, first responders and others in the field better understand the impact of trauma on survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse and human trafficking and one of a handful speakers in the US to address the issue of Dissociative Identity Disorder from a lived experience of diagnoses and healing. Olga intertwines the role of culture, and in particular Latino culture into every presentation, training or technical assistance opportunity.
- Understanding Dissociative Identity Disorder: Impact on Marginalized Communities Webinar
- Navigating Mainstream: Reflections from Cultural Leaders Webinar
- Tips for Helping Trauma Survivors During COVID-19 Other Tip Sheet
- Just Ask: A Toolkit to Help Attorneys and Prosecutors Meet the Needs of Crime Victims with Disabilities
- Working Remotely: Key Considerations For Survivor-Centered Organizations Webinar