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Meet one of Latinos Salud’s life coaches
Obed is one of Latinos Salud’s most creative and dynamic employees. He created many of the graphics and designs you’ll see in local magazines or at Latinos Salud events. His zeal for giving back to the community led him to join the SOMOS youth program in 2010 as a Core Group Volunteer. In 2012 he became a staff member. He is CDC certified as an MPowerment Coordinator, and as a Life Coach using both CRCS and CLEAR methods, as well as being state-certified 500/501 HIV test counselor. Obed enjoys helping people to achieve their goals, all while improving community health.
Obed Studied Media Arts and Animation at the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. He is a certified Substitute Teacher. Before joining Latinos Salud, he helped Broward’s children through the HeadStart program. He is an aspiring writer, having finished his first novel with the second one in the works. Obed is an avid video gamer and anime/film enthusiast and is a big fan of cosplay.
How to Get Here
We’re located right on Wilton Drive, 100 yards East of Alibi plaza, and across the street from Manor Nightclub (also known as The Venue).
Don’t have transportation?
For some programs, we’ll come to meet you!