Miguel Huerta LSW


Miguel Huerta is proud to be serving the Roadrunners of MSU Denver. As a Chicano who was born and raised in Denver, he is thrilled to be home after 6 years of working and living in Philadelphia. Miguel attained a Masters of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a certificate in Trauma Informed Practices from Bryn Mawr School of Social Work. Miguel was the first college graduate in his family with a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In 2014, Miguel became a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Move Mountains Project in San Luis, Colorado. Miguel is an alum of the New Leaders Council and a Philadelphia Fellow of the League of Creative Interventionists. Miguel has served youth and young adults in a variety of settings including alternative education, non-profits, and grassroots community efforts. In addition to his work at MSU Denver, Miguel also serves youth transitioning from the criminal justice system back into the community. This poet aspires to catalyze self­-empowerment and community action through art and an understanding of human heritage.