Renita Pagan, MSW, Participant Success Manager/Social Worker

Renita obtained her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at Monroe College, and she earned her MSW from Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work. She facilitates Wellness Self-Management (WSM) and Cultural Diversity trainings. Through her experience with the homeless population and disadvantaged youth in NYC, Renita has developed a housing readiness pilot and a young women’s mentoring program called OURS: Outstanding United Resilient Sisters to address these individuals’ needs. Her approach focuses on exploring cognitive behavior treatment and trauma-informed treatment. She recently self-published her first children’s book, “My Melanin, Empowering Young Women of Color to Love Themselves by Celebrating Their Beautiful Features.”