PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend branch of the American Association of University Women has recognized Natalia Duran for her achievements.
Duran is the outreach coordinator for Jefferson County Immigrant Rights Advocates, which works with immigrants from Ukraine, Afghanistan, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rice, Panama and Peru in the local community.
Duran, who emigrated from Mexico in 2012, started out designing and sewing children’s clothing.
She also performed volunteer work for the Dove House.
The association is celebrating 75 years in Port Townsend by recognizing women of color or women of the global majority, who live and work locally.
For more information, visit www.aauwpt.org.