Popular Education Coordinator, National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON)
Houston, TX, USA
Elmer Romero is an educator who worked in the field of Adult Education as a program manager at Houston Center for Literacy. He has a degree in journalism from the University of El Salvador and a diploma in popular education & community development from the university “Antonio Ruiz De Montoya”, the Jesuit University from Perú.
Mr. Romero is originally from El Salvador. He worked 15 years as the Director of Publications for Asociación Equipo Maíz, El Salvador, one of the most prestigious educational nonprofits in Central America. Since 2000 he has been living and working in the United States with community-based organizations to support immigrants and refugee populations in Maryland, Washington D.C. and Texas. In addition, he’s a curriculum developer, documentary photographer, and publisher of several works. He served as pro-bono Literacy Ambassador Abroad (MINED – Minister of Education in El Salvador), Cristosal Foundation Board Member, Committee Advisory Pro-TPS Campaign (Temporary Protected Status), an advocacy and community organizing effort of CBOs in Houston. He is currently working as Popular Education Coordinator for the National Day Laborers Network – NDLON (www.ndlon.org) developing educational materials and training in the areas of: health and safety at work, COVID-19 educational campaign, racial justice and racism, support educational and organizational to the National TPS Alliance.