Maria Ruiz graduated from University of Indianapolis with a Bachelor of Social Work degree in 2017. Her practicums were spent at St. Monica’s Church where she worked closely with the Outreach Center helping families to meet their basic needs and Peace Learning Center as a Youth Development Facilitator working with Indianapolis Public Schools.
Certifications: Mental Health First Aid
Trainings: Restorative Practices, Anti-Bias & Anti-Racist Education, Child Sexual Abuse
Outside of Peace Learning Center Maria enjoys playing softball and surrounding herself with family and friends. Whether it’s watching TV, running/walking, dancing, or just relaxing she enjoys taking care of herself.