Board of Directors - Junta Directiva
Staff - Empleados
Yolanda De la Cruz, Executive Director
Yolanda De la Cruz has years of experience in community development and affordable housing matters. She began her career at UMass Boston, at the Gaston Institute where she developed a passion for research about the Latino community, in areas of education, housing, health, trends, etc. She subsequently obtained positions at different CDCs (community development corporations) in Dorchester and the Fenway area where she managed and overlooked affordable housing projects at all different stages of development. After years of passionate service in the construction of affordable housing, she is now very excited to be able to work with community members, and advocate for their participation in the development of their homes.
Douglas Tyler, Level 1 English Teacher
Douglas Tyler has worked in adult education since 2012, focusing mainly in the area of ESOL. After years of working as a language teacher, and later a Peace Corps Volunteer, in Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela, he has gained a deep appreciation of the joy and growth that learning about a new language and culture and getting involved in a community can bring.
Volunteers - Voluntarios