Jesús Gerena

Jesús Gerena is the Executive Director of the Family Independence Initiative in Boston (FII-Boston), a National organization that believes we can impact poverty if we shift the responsibility for change to those who experience poverty. He has over 15 years’ experience in working with urban youth and as a community organizer. Gerena is a member and Co-Chair of the English for New Bostonians Oversight Committee, and serves as a board member for the New England Grassroots Environment Fund and the Boston Foundation for Architecture.