Pastor Evelyn Pacheco was born in East Harlem /Spanish Harlem, NYC where she raised a son and daughter. Pstr. Pacheco is also the proud grandma of 8 grandchildren and a 2 1/2 yr. old great grand daughter. Pstr. Pacheco has dedicated her life to being a voice to the voiceless. Throughout the years Pstr. Pacheco has worn many hats working with people and communities in crisis. She first became engaged in advocacy when she was elected as Community School Board Member and parent and children advocate of Community School District #4 in East Harlem, NYC. Shortly thereafter, Pstr. Pacheco commenced her work with people in crisis. As an overcomer of domestic violence herself Pstr. Pacheco found her passion in assisting victims of domestic violence and their children. Pstr. Pacheco recognized the need to raise awareness of this problem in our families, communities and churches. Pstr. Pacheco has conducted workshops in schools, women's conferences, community organizations as well as churches. Pstr. Pacheco has also been guest speaker at various conferences on domestic violence. Pstr. Pacheco currently is the Director of Spiritual Care at the Latino Pastoral Action Center where she provides Spiritual Care for participants as well as staff. Pstr. Pacheco also provides workshops on domestic violence and empowerment groups for women. Pstr. Pacheco is supporting pastor at My Father's House International Church, Inc. in East Harlem under the leadership of Senior Pastors Frank and Diane Casado. Pstr. Pacheco is a graduate of Touro College. Pstr. Pacheco graduated from The New York Christian Counseling Center in 1998 as a Creation Therapist and is a Professional Clinical Member of The National Christian Counselors Association.