Venture: Join in Action and Ride, LLC
Seed Lab Cohort: 2022/2023
Impact location: California
Organization structure: For Profit
Join in Action and Ride is a for profit mission-driven organization providing equine assisted services and products to youth ages 6 to 17. JAR is committed to increasing access and building a community for Latino and African American under-resourced youth.
Dr. Araceli Ramirez (DSW, MS, LMFT) is a first-generation Latina college graduate and identifies as “orgullosamente Mexicana-Americana”, proud Mexican- American. She has incorporated her passion for horses and her culture into her work as a therapist. Araceli currently serves the community as a Student Assistance Counselor at Riverside Unified School District.
Dr. Ramirez obtained her undergraduate degree in Human Services with a double concentration in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment from California State University of Fullerton. She earned her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology and Doctor of Social Work degrees from California Baptist University.