Letycia Pastrana: The Community Services Agency of the Metro-Washington Council, AFL-CIO
The AFL-CIO continues to empower and inspire families and communities. The Community Services Agency (CSA) of the Metropolitan-Washington Council, AFL-CIO is on a mission to continue that tradition. Listen to the conversation today as Ramona talks to Letycia Pastrana, Executive Director, about the work of the CSA. The CSA is an independent, nonprofit organization established to improve the lives of workers and their families by helping to meet their human and social service needs. A native of San Antonio, Texas, Letycia has extensive experience developing and executing community and economic development activities for vulnerable, as well as diverse, populations in need of resources.
Highlights from our conversation:
- Emergency assistance to families facing unique challenges, such as lay-offs, unemployment, etc.
- Careers in trades
- WorkForce Development
- Providing the tools and guidance for career choices
- Connecting with organizations that provide mental wellness
- Women in trades
- Strategies for college success