Mileyka Burgos-Flores is a Dominican-American activist. She is the founding Executive Director of The Allapattah Collaborative, CDC, a non-profit organization focused on implementing place making techniques to foster identity, supporting wealth building strategies for marginalized communities of color and advocating for policies/procedures that support equitable, comprehensive and sustainable community development.
Executive Director of Miami Homes for All
Annie Lord is the Executive Director of Miami Homes for All. Born and raised in Miami, Annie has nearly 20 years of experience in community development.
Director of the Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum
Terrance Cribbs-Lorrant, the artist known as VesSouL, is a humanities cultural curator with a special performing artist approach. He serves as the Museum Executive Director of the City of Miami Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum.
Executive Director of The Miami Workers Center
Santra Denis is the Executive Director of The Miami Workers Center. She was previously chief programs officer at Catalyst Miami. Daughter of a domestic worker, Denis is a Miami native whose activism developed through her work as a community advocate.
co-founder and CEO of Urban Impact Lab
Marta Viciedo is the co-founder and CEO of Urban Impact Lab. Urban Impact Lab enables its clients to drive positive change in their communities through civic research, creative placemaking and social impact initiatives.
Executive Diretcor of Miami Waterkeeper
Rachel Silverstein the Executive Director of Miami Waterkeeper. She works Rachel Silverstein joined Miami Waterkeeper as Executive Director & Waterkeeper in June of 2014. Rachel received a Ph.D. in the Department of Marine Biology and Fisheries from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science in 2012.
Founder of the Center for Black Innovation and CEO of Black Ambition
Felecia Hatcher, founder of the Center for Black Innovation (formerly Code Fever Miami), has been CEO of Black Ambition named CEO of Black Ambition,
Leigh-Ann Buchanan is the founding Executive Director of Venture Café Miami. In this role, she works to facilitate sustainable growth, increased diversity and inclusion, and greater connectivity within Miami’s innovation and startup community.
Webber Charles is the Senior Site Director at Breakthrough Miami. Breakthrough Miami is an eight-year, tuition-free academic enrichment program that provides motivated middle-school students from underserved communities with the tools
Zelalem Adefris is the Vice President of Policy & Advocacy at Catalyst Miami, where she oversees Catalyst’s Policy & Engagement Department. Founded in 1996, Catalyst Miami’s mission is to identify and collectively solve issues adversely affecting low-wealth communities throughout Miami-Dade County.