The Loisaida Center
Lymaris Albors – Director of Project Management, Communications and External Affairs – Acacia NetworkAs the Director of Project Management, she is responsible for special new business opportunities and special project mergers and acquisitions. One of Acacia’s main commitments is to preserve Latino organizations that are experiencing difficulties due to the changing policy and funding environment. Her primary responsibility is to work with these organizations seeking new business opportunities which fit within the network overall mission.
Libertad O. Guerra – Program DirectorAnthropologist, social and art researcher/historian with 15 years of experience in cultural production and arts management. Guerra applies her expertise in Puerto Rican, Latino and Latin American social, artistic and community movements in urban immigrant settings to strategic program development and institutional partnerships. The implemented outcome has been Loisaida’s diverse and inter-generational roster of programs, depth of cultural offer at the revamped Loisaida Festival, production of critically and community acclaimed exhibitions.
Alejandro Epifanio Juan – Technical Manager & Graphic DesignerSculptor, painter, curator and graphic designer, a multifaceted artist born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Alejandro received his BFA in Fine Arts from The School of Visual Arts of Manhattan. He brings a diverse skill set to his work overseeing grant completion, IT, media and graphic design development. He currently works close with the Lower East Side, Spanish Harlem and South Bronx communities of NYC.
Angel Santini – Events Coordinator & MarketingAngel Santini has over 20 years experience in event planning / coordination and social activism. As the newest addition to the team he brings his troubleshooting and proactive skills to the coordination of special events, senior program development, liaising and marketing.