Isabel Vinent Grimany

Deputy Director

Chabe (Isabel) is an immigrant from Honduras, daughter of immigrants from Cuba, and wife of an immigrant from El Salvador. At a very early age, 14, she discovered her vocation for social justice in rural Honduras. She earned a Ph.D. in Feminist Popular Education in Spain and has almost 40 years of experience, working with a myriad of grassroots organizations (youth, indigenous, immigrant, womxn, rural) in the US, Mexico, and Central America. She has transitioned from youth organizer to community educator and researcher to immigrant rights advocate, trying to apply Paulo Freire’s praxis into different contexts and fieldwork experiences. She joined FLIC in 2008.