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Letter from the Executive Director

Executive Director

Hola,

My name is Marisol Amaya-Aluigi, as Executive Director at La Alianza Hispana, I’d like to personally welcome you to our website.

La Alianza Hispana is a community based nonprofit serving the Boston Latino community as well as all residents in the surrounding neighborhoods of Dorchester, Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, and Mattapan. We provide a vital set of educational, health, and workforce training services enabling individuals and families to realize their personal, educational, and economic needs and goals.

Founded over 40 years ago, La Alianza Hispana has already assisted tens of thousands of Boston area families, yet there is still much work to be done: today, we are experiencing the most severe economic crisis in generations, and the impact to our communities is already apparent.  The most vulnerable are often at the greatest risk. Demand for our public health services and workforce development and education programs will multiply in the coming months.

In the face of this adversity, we have prepared a clear and focused approach to meeting the needs of our communities. Our newly-designed web site provides a wealth of information about our services and programs and how to access them.

We look forward to hearing from you, and to working with you.  Together, we will succeed. ¡Si se puede!

Marisol Amaya-Aluigi
Executive Director

 

 

   

Our History

Since 1971, La Alianza Hispana has been an icon of Latino leadership and has consistently served as a portal to hope for well over 30,000 Bostonians.As a hub of social service delivery, advocacy, and education, our organization has changed the landscape of community resources and has changed lives.

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Mission

OUR MISION:

Established in 1971, La Alianza Hispana, Inc. is a 501©(3) community-based nonprofit organization serving the needs of the Hispanic Community throughout the state of Massachusetts. To achieve its goals, the organization has focusedon its core responsabilities that is, to empower individuals and families, strengthen communities, and develop leaders through high quality educational and employment programs, social services, public health programs, advocacy and community organizing.

OUR VISION:

La Alianza Hispana, Inc. is recognized as a leader in providing a spectrum of community-based services to improve the human capabilities of underprivileged people for a better quality of life.

   

Executive Director

The Board of Directors of La Alianza Hispana, Inc, located in Roxbury, Massachusetts announces the hiring of its new Executive Director, Ms. Marisol Amaya-Aluigi effective September 27, 2013. For the past seven months, Mr. Tristram Blake, retired executive director of the South End Community Health Center, was the Acting Executive Director, responsible for helping the organization to rise from a very difficult financial position including leading the search for the next permanent executive leader.  After extensive search from the search committee of this important Latino non-profit community organization, Marisol Amaya-Aluigi was selected as the new leader. Ms. Amaya-Aluigi brings an extensive experience developing programs for the Latino community in this region. With management experience in community-based organizations for over 15 years, Ms. Amaya-Aluigi was the former program director of the Adult Day Health and Senior Center at La Alianza Hispana for eight years. A committed advocate and program developer in the non-profit sector, Ms. Amaya-Aluigi specializes on issues of interest to the Latino community including elder services and services for persons with disabilities, especially innovating programs to keep them active in the community.

Born and raised in Colombia, South America, and fully bilingual in English and Spanish, Ms. Amaya-Aluigi has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Boston University and a Bachelors of Science in Microbiology from the Pontificia University in Colombia, earning Cum Laude honors. She has additional formal certification in Healthcare in Developing Countries, and Management Methods for International Health and Suicide Prevention among Older Adults completed also at Boston University.

She is a passionate, understanding, patient, manager who leads by example with a strong belief in collaboration, community partnerships and team work. In 2007 Ms. Amaya-Aluigi received the Northeastern University’s Latino Student Cultural Center Leadership Award. The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) recognized La Alianza Hispana’s Adult Day care Program placing second at the national level for offering unique services and best culturally competent adult day care programming.

Ms. Amaya-Aluigi’s vision for La Alianza Hispana is focused on “working with other interested stakeholders, making a positive impact in the community, increasing visibility, developing innovative programs and services, developing strategic partnerships that believe that family and community are important.”

   

Our Staff

Staff Directory:

Our dedicated staff and management have cultural understanding and personal experience of the cultural-specific challenges of our clients and are able to effectively translate their professional competence into culturally appropriate care.


 

 

Administration

409 Dudley St. Roxbury MA 02119

(617) 427-7175

Fax: (617) 442-2259

Name

Last Name

Title

Ext.

E-Mail

Marisol

Amaya-Aluigi

Executive Director

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Rosita

Colón

Operations/H.R. Manager

221

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Vivian L.

Pera

Contracts Manager

263

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Jacqueline

Butera

Development Director

211

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Franklin

Ramirez

Finance Manager

232

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Alejandro

Alvarez

Accounting Support

280

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Mario

Belén

Maintenance

253

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Agapito

Jimenez

Maintenance

253

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Andres

Molina

IT Consultant

278

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Ruth

Ortiz

Volunteer

200

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Xiomara

Mejia

Volunteer

200

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La Alianza Hispana Public Health and Mental Health Programs

409 Dudley St. Roxbury MA 02119

(617) 427-7175

Fax: (617) 427-5209

Name

Last Name

Title

Ext.

E-Mail

Alberto Luis

Hernandez

Cuidate! Program Coordinator

243

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Isabel

Villela

Case manager

235

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Hanoi

Reyes

Cuidate! Program  Coordinator

252

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Rosa M

Bastian

Cuidate! Project Facilitator

279

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Masill

Miranda

Case Manager

227

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La Alianza Hispana Adult and Elder Services

63 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02119

(617) 232-0634

Fax: (617) 232-0635

Name

Last Name

Title

Ext.

E-Mail

Sandra I.

Rojas

Program Director

13

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Zoraida

Diaz

Program Aide

12

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Frank

Gomez

Program Aide

10

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Ramón

Recio

Activities Director

10

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José R.

Chavez

Maintenance Worker

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Juan

Laboy

Maintenance Worker

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Theresa

Lipscomb

Program Aide

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Board of Directors

 

 

The board of directors establishes standards of accountability and helps create a good environment for producing creative solutions to problems.


 

 

 

President
Alberto Cardenas
Architect, Domenech, Hicks & Krockmalnic, Inc.

Treasurer
Nadia Tejeda Colón
AVP Audit Officer/Internal Audit | Eastern Bank

Non-Voting Member
Marisol Amaya-Aluigi
Excecutive Directir | La Alianza Hispana, Inc.

Members

  • Helen Credle | Project Mgmt. Services Branding - Marketing Strategies - Resources Development - High Goal Outcomes | Helen Credle, CEO
  • Mónica L. Dean | Director of Community organizing & Resident Services | Nuestra Comunidad Development Corp.
  • Lillian Gonzalez | CPA and Founder | Gonzalez & Associetes
  • Moises Numa | Investment Banking Analyst | William Blair & Company
  • Ramón Sánchez | Assistant Director - Sustainability & Enviromental Management Program | Harvard University
  • Frank Sepulveda | Management Consultant | Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
  • Shioban E. Torres | Project Manager | Northeastern University