Our Team

Taurino Valle
Taurino Valle
Manager of Construction and Communications

Taurino is highly dedicated to community development of the Corazon’s communities. He has been a loyal employee at Corazon for over 12 years. With his breadth of experience, he has played an important role in inspiring low-income communities to develop job skills and recognize their potential.  In 2007, Taurino began dedicating his career to social service work through the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC). He started as a volunteer with Comunidad Corazón and with a group of, he began supporting outreach programs for academic programs, participated in developing and managing scholarship programs, and developed activities for children and adults of the 6 communities. Taurino holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from UABC.  His educational background and work in social services field has allowed him to lead the programs offered by the organization in Construction, Education and Health. Taurino puts forth his best qualities for the community development projects through his strong leadership skills, honesty, empathy, teamwork, charisma and warmth when interacting with the families and volunteers that make this beautiful work in Comunidad Corazón possible.

Lucy Gonzalez
Lucy Gonzalez
Community Programs Technician

Lucy supports our communities through the Youth and Family Programs, specializing in the development and facilitation of curriculum, youth entrepreneurs program, community leadership strengthening workshops, tutor training, and oversight of community center committees. She also leads and organizes the annual summer camps, soccer tournaments, and sewing and first aid workshops. Corazon has allowed Lucy to grow personally and professionally and is currently studying for a B.A. in Education.  Lucy has a technical career in the maintenance of computer equipment and digital control. She taught elementary and high school levels for 10 years, and also worked at INEGI, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, in Economics, School, and Population Census.

Ana Rodriguez
Ana Rodriguez
Assistant Coordinator Construction and Community Programs

Ana is a member of the Corazón team in the Tecate communities of ​​Cerro Azul and Valle de Las Palmas. She leads and coordinates the ​​construction of houses and installation of septic tanks. Ana also supports our communities through the Youth and Family Programs, facilitating youth entrepreneurs program, community leadership strengthening workshops, tutor training, and oversight of community center committees. She helps organizes the annual summer camps, soccer tournaments, and sewing workshops. Ana joined Corazón in 2019, and she had previously been an active Corazón volunteer and community leader member of Cerro Azul for over 10 years,  Ana is committed to the development of her community and the empowerment of families.

Evanguelina Rivera
Evanguelina Rivera
US Communications Specialist

Evanguelina is an alumni from the University of California, Irvine. She graduated in June 2020 with a B.A. in International Studies. She started her work with Corazón as a Special Projects & Events intern in 2019 and is now our US Communications Specialist at Corazón. She joined Corazón to learn more ways she could help a community she identifies strongly with.

Julie Delgadillo
Julie Delgadillo
Executive Director