Lethy Liriano

Lethy Liriano

In her role as Organizational Development Associate, Lethy employs her passion and experience to provide support to multiple teams at Living Cities.

Lethy currently provides administrative support to Elodie Baquerot, Chief Operating Officer, and serves as the Associate for Organizational Development. In that role, she applies her strong interest in organizational development and equity to coordinate staff development activities. Additionally, Lethy works with the City Accelerator team to learn against innovative practices across the country, and provides support for the Events Management team. Lethy is committed to Living Cities’ mission of dramatically better results for low-income people and is a valued member of this dynamic organization.

Lethy brings experience in both the public and nonprofit sectors to Living Cities – she has previously carried out program design and outreach with NY local community organizations, and supported Community Affairs outreach on behalf of New York City Council Member Mark Levine’s office. She is also the founder of the Washington Heights Artist Movement (WHAM!), whose mission is to enact arts and community development programs, and she is a co-founder of the Bride’s March, an international movement to raise awareness about the epidemic of Domestic Violence.

Lethy Liriano

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Dominican / American

This blog is part of our series highlighting Latinx staff members in honor of Latinx Heritage Month. This Latinx Heritage month, I’d like to share a little bit about my parents’ country of origin-the Dominican Republic (aka DR, not to be confused with Dominica, also an island in the Carribbean, not colonized by the Spanish). DR Dominicans are a very …

Decolonizing Lunch Part II: Putting Our Values into Action

In the first piece of this two-part series, we explored the relationship between our racial equity practice and our procurement practices, and some of the questions we continue to grapple with in our journey. In this piece, one staff member reflects on her experience of putting our commitment to racial equity into practice by changing the way we procure food, …

Applying Healing Justice to Our Internal Journey in Racial Equity

We’re learning that if we want to do transformational work in the world, we must build interpersonal, restorative relationships. Read on for an inside look at our 2018 Winter Staff Retreat. Living Cities staff closed out 2018 by gathering at Philadephia’s Community Education Center (CEC) for our Annual Winter Staff Retreat. We looked back and celebrated the hard work we all have …

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