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Alexandria Cruz

Communications Manager

Alexandria lives in occupied Lenape / Canarsie territory in Brooklyn, NY. Her passion is writing, and received a scholarship grad from Bard College via their program at the Brooklyn Public Library. She previously graduated from the New York City Museum School. In the summer of 2023, she completed the Food & Sustainability Certificate Program at EIIS - European Institute of Innovation for Sustainability with a focus on the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the global food crisis. She previously worked as the Program Coordinator for University Open Air, a program dedicated to employing immigrant professors to teach free courses of their design to the public, and has also worked at various museums throughout NYC. In 2019, she completed the Dialects of Decolonization activist program through the Center for Embodied Pedagogy & Action with a focus on Puerto Rico. In 2022, she was selected as an Indigenous Communities Fellow for Solve MIT and has worked with MIT students to design Indigenous-centered local solutions for urban development. She is Board Secretary and one of the founder of the Borikua Taino Foundation and proud member of FAO’s North American Urban Indigenous Food Systems Group.

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