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Manuel Ortiz

2017, AmeriCorps Community Organizer, Manuel Ortiz

Manuel Ortiz

Name of Host Organization: Urban Homesteading Assistance Board
City, State: New York, New York
Issue area: Housing - Affordable Housing/Microfinance
Sponsors: AmeriCorps VISTA, Urban Homesteading Assistance Board

The Project

Create tenant organizations and empower residents to take control of their housing.

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project
The project provides affordable homes to family in needs, creates programs that strengthen communities, and informs residents of their legal rights.
The Right Person For This Project

Manuel is the right person for the project because:
• He has a strong customer service background and management experience
• He has a keen ability to adapt to any situation
• He is able to work well and communicate with others