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Gladys Vega


Executive Director | Chelsea Collaborative

10/27/2017, 8:16 p.m.
Gladys Vega
Gladys Vega |

Gladys Vega is the Executive Director at the Chelsea Collaborative. She joined this organization in 1990, two years after its inception as the Chelsea Human Services Collaborative. She took on increasing responsibility with each passing year, moving from receptionist to community organizer to the Executive Director in 2006. Ms. Vega has worked as an organizer and an advocate to insure that the Latino community has a role in determining the ways its needs and concerns are addressed. Ms. Vega believes that empowerment of the individual leads to empowerment of the community and that social action can be used to achieve goals. She recently announced that she will be retiring from this position, after three decades of services.

Gladys Vega es la Directora Ejecutiva de la Colaborativa de Chelsea, y ha trabajado allí desde 1990, dos años después de su creación. Gladys ha tomado mayores responsabilidades con el paso de los años, pasando de recepcionista a organizadora de la comunidad y luego a Directora Ejecutiva en 2006. Vega ha trabajado como organizadora y defensora de los derechos de la comunidad latina abogando por sus necesidades y sus preocupaciones. Cree que la comunidad debe empezar por impulsar a los individuos, para luego impulsar a la comunidad como un todo y desarrollar voz y fuerza para lograr sus objetivos. Gladys anunció recientemente que se va a retirar de esta posición, tras más de 30 años de servicio.

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