Norchelle  M. Brown, MSW


Founder and Executive Director

Norchelle is a Watts-Willowbrook native dedicated to the success of her community and the sustainability of its legacy. With a solution-based philosophy, Norchelle has been able to impact change at each level of government and currently works as a Policy Assistant for the US House of Representatives. In this role she focuses on issues directly impacting communities in South Central LA including Compton. Understanding the need for different perspectives in the decision making process, she serves on several panels and was recently appointed to the California Violence Intervention and Prevention (CalVIP) Program’s executive steering committee. CalVIP funds violence intervention and prevention initiatives across the entire state of California. In her spare-time she focuses on community building strategies, volunteers on campaigns, and mentor young women within her community.

Luz E. Nuñez, MSW

Program Director

Luz Elena Nuñez is a Social Worker and Community Leader of the South Los Angeles area. She strongly believes in socio-economic justice and community inclusion. She works as a Medical Social Worker providing youth and families clinical case management to help, assist and guide clients through traumatic experiences, mental health challenges and financial burdens. Ms. Núñez is a newly elected and appointed Treasurer of the Zapata-King Neighborhood Council representing City Council District 9. She volunteers her time at homeless shelters, community clean ups and is an advocate of local artists and supports local businesses. She enjoys learning and educating peers on the ongoing legislative changes that may have significant impact on the lives of community folk. Ms. Núñez is a first generation college graduate, and she has a Political Science Degree with a minor in Labor Studies from the University of California, Riverside and Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California.