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Jennifer G. Hernandez

ECLI Co-Founder & Executive Director

jhernandez@empowerli.org

Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Stony Brook University, and is certified in Trauma Informed Care through the University of Buffalo School of Social Work, with a focus on systems and organizations. Mrs. Hernandez has been in the non profit sector for over 9 years developing and implementing innovative programing to serve victims of abuse, including domestic violence, human trafficking, and incarcerated youth. Mrs. Hernandez began her human service career as a bilingual court advocate serving the Suffolk County Family Court, Supreme Court, and District Court. Through her experiences with victims of abuse, Jennifer has come to understand the important role trauma informed care plays in a victims healing process. In August of 2015 Jennifer, and four other dedicated human services agents took a leap of faith, and Co-Founded ECLI to ensure all victim of abuse are treated holistically.