Name: Maraya Leino
Business/Company: WINDOW Victim Services
Phone Number: 218-499-8088
E-Mail: [email protected]
Address: 230 Chestnut Ave, Carlton MN

Tell us about your educational background:
In January 2010, I enlisted in Minnesota Army National Guard and completed my public education in July of 2010.

I severed 8 Years with the Minnesota Army National Guard. During my service, I deployed to Iraq for one year, from May of 2011- May of 2012. Once is returned home, I accepted a job at the MSOP in Moose Lake MN, where I completed an 8-week training to become a Security Counselor. After three years of working at the MSOP, I wanted to serve my community better, so I accepted a position with WINDOW Victim services, when I started, I was a general Crime advocate in Pine County MN. From there I found a love, working with the youth of my community and transitioned into Carlton County to present to the youth of the community.  During my last three years at WINDOW Victim Services, I have completed a 40-hour Sexual Assault Advocacy Training, FLASH Training, Safe at Home certificate and a variety of advocacy Training.

Tell us about your personal likes, hobbies and interests:
I am Married to my wonderful husband Andy Leino, and we raise our three beautiful Children together. My family enjoys hockey. We have 2 out of the three kiddos that play hockey, Andy helps coach the teams, and I am on the Moose Lake Hockey Association board. During the winter Hockey keeps our family pretty busy

During the summer, I enjoy going out on the boat with my family, fishing and bonfires!

What is your presentation about and what content is covered?
I talk about teen dating abuse and sexual assault & consent.  I let the youth of Carlton Community that there is help if something happens or if they need different resources to get a friend help. We also discuss that they have the right to seek help if they are sexually assaulted.