Doris has worked as Family Advocate for over eight years and has presented in several area colleges throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts. Her critically acclaimed book, The Armor of Love and Hope has been featured on Kirkus magazine, LA Latino magazine.
Doris focuses on the importance of vision, inspiration, hope, and strategy that can compete and thrive in this new era
The Armor of Love and Hope has recently been implemented as college textbook for Sociology studies at Holyoke College in Massachusetts as well as Five Colleges Academic Library, Amherst MA, Texas University and several local libraries across CT.
Criminal Justice, Creative Writing, Child Welfare Researcher, Keynote Speaker, Painter
Doris Mercado is the author of the acclaimed The Armor of Love and Hope. A noted thought leader and keynote speaker, Doris shares her insights on love, forgiveness, leadership, and success. Her best practices are culled from years of enduring survival, research and working as Foster/Adoptive Family Advocate collaborating with agencies throughout Connecticut.