Claudia Avendaño-Ibarra is a Skagit County resident that is passionate about advocacy and serving. For her, it is a privilege to work with and advocate for minoritized, disenfranchised, and underserved families. Claudia believes in the power of education, equity, and solidarity. She is a Social Worker with 25 years of experience, a Clinical Social Work Associate Counselor, and Community College Tenured Faculty in the Human Services field.
Her Clinical Counseling and Consulting role includes Psychoeducational and Equity and Social Justice education. Psychoeducational workshops include wellness, child abuse and neglect prevention, suicide prevention, and teen and adult leadership. Equity and Social Justice workshops include a focus on human rights, the creation of race, bias and microaggressions disruption, antiracism, cultural humility, systemic inequality, and solidarity.