Anahí Morgan was born in Yuma, Arizona and raised on both sides of the border. As a proud Mexican American that is passionate about serving her community, she pursued a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Spanish Translation and Interpretation from the University of Arizona. Anahí is the project coordinator for the Mayahuel Prevention Consortium (MPC) and is responsible for the planning, training, and implementation of culturally responsive, community-defined and evidence-based practices to prevent the onset and reduce the progression of substance misuse in Pima County.
During her time in Amistades, Anahí has served as the parent promotora for the Familia Adelante Multi-Risk Prevention Program and the project coordinator for El Renacimiento and Entre Mujeres. Anahí has facilitated bilingual workshops on acculturation, Know Your Rights, HIV/AIDS, stress, family communication, and substance abuse prevention. She assisted with the development of El Renacimiento: Latino Youth Historical Trauma curriculum that bridges traditional indigenous healing to contemporary methods. Through El Renacimiento and Entre Mujeres, Anahi has provided tools to assist youth in their healing journey, recognize their personal worth, strengthen their leadership abilities, and empower them to make changes in their communities.
Anahí has also collaborated in the agency’s grant writing efforts. She has conducted community focus groups to gather data on underserved and underrepresented communities needs and ensure they are addressed in Amistades services. Anahi has assisted in the submission of applications for the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, UnidosUS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Amerisource Bergen Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Health Resources & Services Administration.