Champions of Change
Hernán Luis y Prado is founder and president of Workshops for Warriors, a 501(c)3 dedicated to helping returning veterans prepare for civilian life by learning job skills such as: welding, machining and milling. The organization’s goal is to provide viable skills to veterans that enable them to gain employment, while developing a skilled manufacturing force in the United States. Previously, Hernán was a Naval Officer and has completed tours in Afghanistan, Iraq, and throughout the US. Hernán makes his home in San Diego with his wife Rachel and two beautiful daughters. Hernán Luis y Prado is being recognized as a Champion of Change for his dedication to service and his continued support for efforts to: end homelessness, boost employment and treat mental health disparities for fellow veterans.