Co-authored 9 statewide policy briefs that resulted in public-private partnerships between the state and major banks, the creation of CFO for Cities, CRA and Smart Growth Initiatives, increased commercial and retail bank lending to the Latino community, use of ETI for affordable housing lending, and job creation policies statewide.
Contributed to writing the outreach portion of a successful NIH grant.
PROJECT & EVENT MANAGEMENT
Selected by the Chancellor to oversee, organize and execute the “White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans" on behalf of the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Executed over 40 projects and events in the educational and non-profit sector including Created ongoing Speaker Series for 2 research institutes, the Gaston Institute (6) and the Center for Social Policy (5), that featured authors, national and international lecturers on research relevant to the institutes and timely news.
Part of planning team for two 20th anniversary fundraisers, the Gaston Institute’s “20-20-20” and the Center for Social Policy’s “20th Anniversary Celebration”.
Restructure organizational functions of the Gaston Institute, including revamping database and assessing current and future needs and rewriting job descriptions.
Created rebranding strategy for 20th Anniversary of two university research institutions: the Center for Social Policy and the Gaston Institute and acted as liaison for all media and community partnership.
Revamped outreach strategy for two research institutes to target traditional and peripheral constituents resulting in record-breaking attendance for events, requests for publications and media presentations.
Recruited and led 2 communications divisions and increased the profile of each locally, nationally, and internationally by partnering with sister organizations in California, Florida, and the Netherlands by creating and executing marketing of specialized research.
Led and executed the creation of the Center for Social Policy website, created the new brand strategy and created a new database.