Posts by Elena Letona
Elena serves as the Director of Philanthropy, Learning, and Evaluation at Episcopal City Mission a racial and economic justice organization that convenes, mobilizes, and develops leaders in Episcopal communities, grassroots organizations, and faith-rooted organizations.
Between 1999 and 2008, Elena directed Centro Presente, an immigrant rights organization in the Greater Boston area. During her tenure, she led a change process that transformed Centro Presente into a member driven organization. Elena’s was serving as Executive Director when she was selected to be part of the Barr Foundation’s inaugural class of Fellows in 2005.
Frame Shift. Then Power Shift.
Elena Letona, executive director of Neighbor to Neighbor (and a 2005 Barr Fellow), shares lessons learned from an old, industrial city in western Massachusetts, where community members, labor groups, elected officials, and others found common cause in a winning effort to go from “coal to sol!”