Mona Muro is the Economic Justice Policy Coordinator at The Texas Council on Family Violence. In her role, she oversees local, state, and national economic justice policy and systems initiatives for domestic violence programs. She is a recognized presenter, facilitator, and trainer in her field, having spoken at numerous state and national conferences including the National Center for Victims of Crime's - National Training Institute, The National Network to End Domestic Violence's — Economic Justice Summit, and The Allstate Foundation's Purple Purse - Train the Trainer.
Over the last decade of her career in the non-profit sector, she has championed anti-gender-based violence work with grassroots organizations, community members, and fought to keep survivor voices at the heart of the movement. During the legislative session, Mona spends her time advancing policy for people impacted by gender-based violence. She is an experienced policy wonk focusing on immigration, consumer rights, economic well being, and public benefits legislation. She believes that reflection and growth are critical to human-centered policy initiatives and strives to center equity in policy making. Mona has a growing passion for working with organizations, to reflect, evaluate, and create a healthy organizational culture. In this vein, she values and promotes the role of power-sharing models and racial and economic equity in the workplace.
She comes to the NLC as; the granddaughter of Mexican immigrants, a Latina, a Texan, a Social Worker, and an anti-oppression social justice proponent. She enjoys international hiking adventures and collecting and cooking with spices she finds during her travels.