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Hi my name is Mercedes! I am currently a Junior at UNR and studying to become a Speech Language Pathologist. I really want to work with children (possibly in the NICU or dealing with Trauma/neglect) but we’ll see where the road will take me!

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Mercedes Ramirez

Mercedes @ Winona LaDuke, Lighting the 8th Fire- Indigenous Economics for our Future

Had an amazing time volunteering for Winona LaDuke! She was very inspiring and knowledgeable in Indigenous based economic polices, tribal wellness and leadership! Would definitely attend again!

Gave 3.00 hours on 10/21/2019 with Native American Student Organization
Mercedes Ramirez

Mercedes @ Food Is Medicine

The Food Is Medicine event, held at UNR, Was amazing and well thought out! Both of the indigenous Chefs Lois Ellen Frank And Walter Whitewater were very knowledgeable in traditional indigenous foods/ Native agricultural food practices! I would love to attend next years event if they come again!

Gave 7.00 hours between 10/12/2019 and 10/13/2019 with Native American Student Organization
NSSLHA: National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association
JUSTin Hope

I really enjoyed spending time with all of the children at JustIn Hope. I do plan on going back and volunteering more time with them (on my own time). I also thought the parents were very nice and seemed very appreciative of all of the volunteers, which was super nice!

Gave 1.00 hour on 08/08/2019 with National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association, NSSLHA: National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association, University of Nevada, Reno
Mercedes Ramirez

Mercedes @ Older Americans Month

My work set up an informational booth that my manager and I ran, distributing information on end of life planning. I also gave a speech to our communities elders on the importance of advanced directive, DNR’s, and about the Nevada lock box, which is a place to store those important documents instead of carrying them on them.

Gave 4.00 hours on 05/07/2019
Native American Student Organization

I really enjoyed my time volunteering and helping the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony's Native American day. I got to meet new people in the community and the whole event was extremely rewarding.

Gave 4.00 hours on 09/28/2018 with Clubs and Organizations, University of Nevada, Reno