Wilnelia Rivera

Wilnelia’s is interested in alternative strategies and critical thinking capacity to continue building a progressive political infrastructure in historically disenfranchised communities. In her current position with Neighbor to Neighbor, Wilnelia oversees the strategic development and implementation of the statewide issue and electoral agenda for this community-based environmental and economic justice organization. Previously, Wilnelia has worked as a staff union organizer.

As a Mel King Fellow, Wilnelia seeks to develop alternative strategies and deepen her knowledge and skills to implement social and economic change in the lives of low-income and working families.

Neighbor to Neighbor (Massachusetts) is a membership led community based environmental and economic justice organization that functions under the assumption that sustainable change is long term and effective.