YWCA Staff

Jessica Rodriquez, Interim Executive Director

ABOUT: Raised in Torrance, CA, Jessica enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her son and husband. Her favorite food is homestyle Italian cooking. Jessica has been part of the YWCA family since August 2014.

FUN FACT: She is currently seeking opportunities to become a candidate for her Masters in Sociology.

EDUCATION: California State University Dominguez Hills; Bachelor in Business Administration and Human Resources, August 2012.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT THE YWCA: The wonderful things we do for the women and girls in the community. It’s rewarding to know I am a part of someone’s life.


Rayme Velasquez, Program Coordinator

ABOUT:  Rayme is a native of Wilmington, CA.  She is the second out of four children. She loves to be a helping hand to those in need and has been part of the YWCA family since September 2015

FUN FACT: Rayme enjoys spending time with her family and close friends. She loves adventure and animals. Rayme practices a Vegan lifestyle.

EDUCATION:  Rayme is currently a student at Los Angeles Harbor College.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT THE YWCA: “We have the ability to change peoples lives for the better, make another being smile.” Rayme’s dream has always been to impact the world in a positive way, and she believes she can do that here at the Y.

QUOTE: “Only when the last tree has been cut down, the last fish been caught, and the last river stream poisoned, will we realize we cannot eat money.”  —Cree Indian Prophecy