Maria Perez is the Community Relations Specialist at The Council on Alcohol + Drug Abuse in Corpus Christi, TX. She is also a Steering Committee Member for The Corpus Christi 7 Day Film Festival, a member of the Nueces County Opioid Taskforce, volunteers with several local organizations, and was a finalist for The Bend Magazine’s H.E.R event in 2019. She is an advocate for civic involvement and addiction recovery within the community and works towards bettering her hometown through this.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxColePark is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDxColePark event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TEDxColePark events are self-organized events and are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event
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