Meet The Staff

Joseph Zapata (He/Him)

Community Engagement Manager
201-963-4779 ext. 1122

Joseph Zapata is the Community Engagement Manager at Hudson Pride Center. He has been a member of the Hudson Pride team since 2015, serving as a Client Service Counselor and an Outreach Associate prior to stepping into his current role in 2021. Through these roles he provided HIV and PrEP services and education, assisted members in getting HIV/STI testing, and focused on helping members obtain healthcare and various social service needs. In his current role, Joseph builds relationships with service providers, local community members, and volunteers to enhance programs and expand the Center’s reach and engagement within the LGBTQ+ community in Hudson County. He supports the Center’s branding, marketing and communication efforts as well as its presence on social media. While Joseph works alongside the Executive Director in all major event planning for Hudson Pride, he has a specialized focus in organizing free HIV testing events across Hudson County and curating the PrEP for a World without HIV campaign. The Hudson County Community College alumna is fluent in English and Spanish and lives in Jersey City. Joseph’s top two favorite things to do are traveling around the world and listening to Mariah Carey.

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3000 John F. Kennedy Blvd, SUITE 306
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm

(201) 963-4779

NHCAC Health Center
2nd Floor, 714 31st St,
Union City, NJ 07087

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