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About Us

Allentza Michel is the Fairmount Indigo Network Coordinator. She is a policy advocate and urban planner with a background in community organizing and program design and implementation. Allentza has 15 years of experience in the non-profit and public sectors at the local, national and international levels in community development, education, economic & workforce development, organizational development, food security, and programs serving children, youth and families. She has an extensive background in the Fairmount Corridor, having grown up and worked in the communities. Previously, she worked at the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, mytown Inc, and the City of Cambridge. During her time at the Metropolitan Are Planning Council (MAPC), she served as an advisor to the Boston Redevelopment Authority's Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative process.

Allentza received a Master’s in Public Policy from Tufts University’s Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning as a Neighborhood Fellow. She also holds a graduate certificate in Non-profit Management from Boston University’s Questrom School of Management and B.A.s in English and Social and Political Systems from Pine Manor College. She speaks Haitian Creole (fluent), Spanish (working proficiency), French (intermediate) and Japanese (limited).

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