Manuel Castro, Executive Director  

Biography coming soon. 

Christina FoxWorker Center Coordinator

Christina Fox is the Community Organizer at New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE). As the Community Organizer, Christina works with NICE membership and member base, composed of recently arrived undocumented immigrants working in the unregulated sectors of the construction, domestic work, and restaurant industries. Prior to joining NICE in 2014, Christina worked as a Community Organizer and Fundraiser at the New York Public Interest Research Group. Christina holds an M.S. in Social Work from Columbia University School of Social Work and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California. Christina has family roots from the Dominican Republic.

Charlie Urichima, Community Organizer

Biography coming soon. 

Jennifer Muñoz, Development Associate

Jennifer Muñoz is the Development Associate at the New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE). She received her Bachelor’s from York College, with a focus in Spanish and English. Because of her immigrant parents, Jennifer witnessed first-hand the struggles they endured to continue to work and provide for their family, as many second generation Latinos witness. While volunteering at CUNY Citizenship Now!, helping immigrants with the process of obtaining their U.S. citizenship, Jennifer decided to focus her career in the immigrant advocacy field. Jennifer came across NICE after attending a workshop led by Valeria Treves at The New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators back in 2012. When the opportunity to join NICE came about, Jennifer dove right in and has been swimming with NICE ever since. Jennifer was born in Queens, NY and has family roots in Dominican Republic and Costa Rica.

Maritza Morales, Community Organizer

Biography coming soon.