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Inés Palmarin is the Senior Program Officer for Resilient Communities, Resilient Families. Prior to joining the LISC team, she worked as a Senior Planner/ Project Director for the Boston Redevelopment Authority, where she managed the Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative. For the past 13 years, Inés has worked on numerous neighborhood planning initiatives. She was a board member of Sociedad Latina, a youth service agency in Mission Hill; coached for the South End Astros girls softball youth division; served on the Community Advisory Board of WGBH; was involved in the South End Lower Roxbury Youth Workers Alliance; and recently served as an advisor to Global Potential.

Inés attended Wheelock College, where she fell in love with Boston’s neighborhoods and the network of nonprofits. In 1999, she received her Master’s in City Planning from MIT, where she attended on a full scholarship. She is the cofounder of Boston Mothers Care, a nonprofit organization working to eradicate poverty serving children and their families in Haiti and Boston. She is passionate about civic engagement, women empowerment, and youth especially in urban neighborhoods.

(617) 410-4340
ipalmarin@lisc.org