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First Steps-Urban Outreach, Inc.

Certification Training Center

Providing Education and Information, To Individuals, Communities, Businesses and Organizations.....One Person at a Time

FIRST STEPS - URBAN OUTREACH TEAM MEMBERS

Gregory J. Pereira, MPA 

President & CEO

Gregory received his undergraduate degree in human services and graduate degree in Public Administration and has utilized his personal and educational experiences to provide effectual training. 


Gregory has extensive work experience in key management positions for a number of community based organizations in areas of HIV prevention, leadership development, young adult education, harm reduction, substance use/abuse, SUNY Health & Safety training, Department of Motor Vehicle DWI Programming, CPR and First Aid. 

Milka Morales - Pereira

Director of Operations

Milka has worked for prestigious organizations, such as The New York Academy of Medicine, Services for the Under-served, New York Harm Reduction Educators, Inc., the Bronx Defenders, Banana Kelly Improvement Association, HANDS program and Project Achieve. Through her work experience she has learned and then taught community outreach engagement, finding and recruiting hard to reach populations, conducting community assessments and providing training to community members in First Aid/CPR & AED.

Mr.. Jose Medina, MSW, CASAC

Impaired Driver Instructor and an Alcohol Education Program Facilitator. 


Mr. Medina has decades of experience in the Human Services field. He presently provides services with a clinical team at a prestigious hospital, servicing individuals affected by Alcohol/ Substance Abuse, he is also a clinician in the Mental Health component of the South Bronx hospital in which he also works. Mr. Medina also assists participants navigate through courts and other legal institutions.

Mr. Derrick Horton, LMSW, CASAC

Impaired Driver Instructor and an Alcohol Education Program Facilitator. 


Mr. Horton is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey and  has utilized his experience and education in directing all operations for numerous outpatient substance abuse clinics. In addition, he has managed several SAMSHA Criminal Justice & Re-entry grants and additionally managed supportive housing programs for HASA patients. He currently holds the position as the Substance Use Disorder Social Work Specialist at the James J. Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center in the Bronx, NY.


Amee Morales - Consultant

Health & Safety Instructor, SUNY


Amee is a dedicated to Child Care Services. She has been a SUNY Certified Health & Safety Instructor since 2007. She has a Child Care Program of her own and has been certified as CPR, BLS.


Her college degree is in the himan services and she is currently seeking to become certified as a physical fitness instructor.