Olivia Olivia

Bilingual (Spanish/English) Program Assistant

Olivia Olivia is an experienced writer and interpreter with a passion for social justice and narrative solutions. She joins the team to help focus on equity within The Shadow Project, and specifically to offer culturally and socially sensitive materials and translations to Spanish-speakers in our community. She is proud to be a native Spanish-speaker with Salvadoran roots, and has lived in Berlin, England, Canada, Central America, Alaska, California, and of course, Portland. Her passion for ADHD and learning-difference advocacy has allowed to work with the Multnomah County Health Department and Project Eye-to-Eye, among other places, and she is proud to have graduated with a BA in Creative Writing from Reed College in ‘09. You can find more about her writing and legal advocacy work at oliviawrites.com. If you’re lucky you’ll spot her working, reading, and playing with her best friend, Karl Barx, a friendly terrier chihuahua who carries on Shadow’s learning mission to this day.


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