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B1C Annual Report 2019

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We provide free services that Educate Employ Empower and Engage immigrants and the broader community Our programs include English Language Learning ELL Family and Individual Support Services Parent Organizing Program POWER Immigration Legal Services Workforce Development Program Our Mission is to advance the successful integration of immigrants and their families 8 YEARS IN THE COMMUNITY 10 400 IMMIGRANTS SERVED 102 COUNTRIES REPRESENTED 2 www Building1Community org Featured on the cover we have Nick our Homework Club volunteer leader with Nicole his young participant and her mother Dalia a longtime program participant The bridges were built by our STEAM club in partnership with Bruce Museum and Generation Impact leaders Special thanks to our photographer Bill Gordon

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MESSSAGE FROM OUR BOARD CHAIR AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dear Friends It was an incredible year of Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges We unified as a community and found ways to adapt and respond in turbulent times We progressed with our mission to advance the successful integration of immigrants and their families Together with partners donors participants and volunteers we strengthened our pathways to Educate Employ and Empower our program participants and Engage the greater community 2019 celebrated eight years in the community and helping over 10 400 immigrants from 102 different countries B1C provided programs and services to more than 3 400 participants Our Immigration Legal Services team served over 600 clients We expanded our building space and took strides towards opening our first new satellite office on Stamford s east side Programs such as our STEAM Club grew with more enrichment opportunities in math and science for elementary school children As we look towards 2020 we forge ahead with our vision to take our work to new heights integrating all immigrants We aim to cultivate new partnerships and strengthen existing ones We continue to evaluate enhance and fine tune our programming based on extensive research and analytics Outreach opportunities will increase with our new space and satellite office A new Advocacy Task Force committee is in place to help take on barriers Additional investments in our communication efforts will also help us build awareness of our mission and reach more people than ever before ANNE DOWNEY Board Chair CATALINA HORAK Executive Director Building One Community is made possible only through the support of donors volunteers and partners like you On behalf of our board of directors and staff thank you for your commitment We hope that this report lays out how your contributions are accelerating immigrant integration and strengthening our community We look forward to continuing this important work hand in hand with our community as we head into 2020 and beyond With gratitude www Building1Community org 3

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102 COUNTRIES REPRESENTED 2019 A LOOK BACK Opportunities You Made Possible TogetherWeStand Unity Event The community met at the center to offer unity and hope with elected officials and community leaders expressing their support of immigrants More than 160 attended 3 332 PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS Drawing Bridges Unification Event Mexican born artist Maria Esther Magallanes led B1C to create a collaborative art piece based on the idea of bridges as unifying structures More than 500 community members from Stamford officials to B1C clients and staff came together to create this unique symbolic unification piece 4 www Building1Community org Zoom Foundation Honor Our POWER team was awarded the 2019 Connecticut Prize for Parent Organizing The prize recognizes the organizing group that demonstrates the most parent power for educational equity 1 000 VOLUNTEERS AS INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS SUPPORTED B1C PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

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STEAM Club Expansion Thanks to Generation Impact we were able to expand our Engineering Club for lowincome immigrant children in partnership with the Bruce Museum Generation Impact is a program for high school girls in Fairfield County to learn more about the needs of the community and make an impact 8 500 FRIENDS FOLLOW US AND LIKE US ON SOCIAL MEDIA More Space More Programs This year we leased additional space upstairs allowing us the flexibility for more classes and meetings We also partnered with Americare Free Clinics to establish a new east side satellite office space 800 WORKERS OBTAINED JOBS OR GAINED JOB SKILLS TRAINING B1C Honored with Community Impact Award Moffly Media s Light a Fire Award celebrates individuals and organizations changing lives in Fairfield County 2019 Annual Report 5

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EDUCATE This Is the Story of Gabrielle and Madhi Educate is one of four cornerstone pillars on which Building One Community B1C is built and nothing exemplifies this like the story of Gabrielle and Madhi who through their commitment to the B1C program have found a way to nourish each other s lives Gabrielle started volunteering at B1C It is the highlight of my after a personal loss Her journey week It lifts all of us of honoring her late friend led her when we work together to B1C and tutoring She first met Every time I leave B1C I Madhi as she volunteered as an just feel good English teacher at one of B1C s GABRIELLE VOLUNTEER citizenship classes The two quickly formed a special friendship and have been working together for almost two years now This year we had more than 1 330 More than 8 000 volunteer hours 1 330 8 000 50 6 www Building1Community org English language learners helped give them voice in a new language Over 50 of these hours were dedicated to valuable one to one tutoring It is the highlight of my week It lifts all of us when we work together Every time I leave B1C I just feel good says Gabrielle Madhi came from Morocco to the United States with very little English He discovered B1C early on and has since taken advantage of many of the programs and services offered Today his speaking has progressed tremendously His English isn t perfect yet but thanks to Gabrielle it s a long way from where it was And through their weekly tutoring sessions they ll be able to bring it to where he needs it to be Madhi says Gabrielle is a great teacher and really helps me a lot with my reading and writing We also have a lot of fun She s helpful and friendly This is just one of the hundreds of B1C success stories Our commitment to the immigrant community is unwavering and can be readily seen in our numerous programs Our goal is not just to help our participants integrate into the communities they ve chosen to call home but also to arm them with the tools they need to succeed within these communities

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EMPLOY Learn Practice Work Repeat Workforce Development in Action Building One Community offers programs to train and employ hundreds of immigrants Through partnerships like the one with the River House Adult Day Center in Greenwich CT we successfully expand workers knowledge from valuable collaborations to practice skills and promote future employment River House is a training site for the We all benefit from this popular Home Health Aide program brilliant and incredible This program in conjunction with program Norwalk Community College DONNA SPELLMAN prepares local immigrants to fill home EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RIVER HOUSE health vacancies and contribute economically to our communities The participants gain valuable handson training opportunities as they work with the elderly 800 53 640K More than 800 workers found new jobs and or obtained new skills This is a 53 increase vs just a year ago More than 640K generated by hiring site from permanent and temporary work placement A former graduate of this program Elizabeth Olivera is a wonderful example of the workforce development cycle in action at River House While training Elizabeth was able to practice vital skills such as personal grooming and elderly care assistance She also impressed the River House management with her skills which resulted in a job offer The circle continues in her role as a full time staff member Elizabeth is now giving back by mentoring new students cultivating her teaching and leadership skills A win win situation for all We all benefit from this brilliant and incredible program If I have an opening the first place I call is Building One Community says Donna Spellman Executive Director of River House B1C continues to develop powerful connections to build our industryspecific training in many different tracks from health aid construction and landscaping and culinary services to our newest track retail management Our hiring site then works to build more opportunities for our participants referring them to partners such as River House 2019 Annual Report 7

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EMPOWER Expanding Legal Services Access to honest and reliable legal services is essential to help immigrants navigate and understand their legal position to live stable and productive lives in the United States Now more than ever our immigrant community needs well trained and exceptional lawyers committed to protecting their rights Building One Community actively recruits volunteers and nurtures partnerships to build this important service for the immigrant community 2 067 2 067 individuals and families This is a 51 increase As a result of our new association with IJC we welcomed Carlos and Emilie to the team This dynamic multilingual duo brings a fresh perspective providing high quality representation and thinking about the delivery of legal services to a vulnerable population Our expanded staff and growing volunteer team will also offer services in our new East Side satellite office This is a 40 increase in legal cases We have a team of dedicated staff and volunteers that will allow us to serve a growing number of immigrants in our community says Adriana the Immigration Legal Services Director for B1C benefited from our legal immigration issues health tax parenting social engagement programs 51 40 8 www Building1Community org We were thrilled in 2019 to We have a team of dedicated be able to expand our Legal staff and volunteers that will Services Team especially as we allow us to serve a growing see the demand for legal services increasing Our core team more number of immigrants in our than doubled thanks to our community partnership with the Immigrant ADRIANA IMMIGRATION LEGAL SERVICES Justice Corps IJC IJC is the DIRECTOR B1C nation s first and only immigration legal fellowship program B1C was the first organization in Fairfield County and the second organization in Connecticut hosting IJC fellows vs a year ago alone vs last year B1C s valuable partnerships with organizations like IJC help us foster collaboration build resilience and strengthen capacity to make a difference in the lives of immigrants

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ENGAGE Leading the Way It s just another Saturday morning at Building One Community but what makes this day so unique is the power of our youth group as they work together to make a positive impact on the immigrant community The group was designed not only to empower our youth to give back and help immigrants speak write and read English but also to teach our volunteers about cultural differences and empathy Our fabulous five youth leaders Hannah Poppy Lucy Chiara and Marcelo lead the day without hesitation or reservation As longtime volunteers they are confident beyond their years to design an enriching experience for both volunteers and program participants Each week brings a different group of youth volunteers and learners As leaders they prepare the learning materials organize the day based on the volunteer staff ELL class levels and one to one tutoring needs They also step in where needed to make it a productive environment for all children peers and adults 550 450K 62 More than 550 volunteers dedicated themselves to our cause that s equivalent to over 450 000 in economic value Plus we saw 62 growth in the number of youth volunteers We didn t do it alone far from it Our goal is to make our Saturday morning a comfortable transition putting all the volunteers and participants in the best possible position to learn and teach We encourage organic conversation in a relaxed environment It works really well says Poppy In a flexible and relaxed environment Our participants teach students range from individuals us just as much as we siblings mother and daughter duos teach them and even entire families It s not HANNAH YOUTH LEADER just about a curriculum It s about conversation a chance for all participants to learn in a comfortable environment Describing what it s like to volunteer at B1C Hannah says Our participants teach us just as much as we teach them Our youth group learns about different cultures giving them a higher sensitivity to working with people of various backgrounds 2019 Annual Report 9

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS Our programs are supported by diverse organizations that provide a variety of services AARP All Our Kin American Immigration Lawyers Association CT Chapter Americares Avon Theater Bruce Museum Cancer Care Catholic Charities of Fairfield County Centro Bienestar Center for Children s Advocacy Child Guidance Center Children s Learning Centers of Fairfield County City of Stamford Community Groups CRISOL Quetzal HAGS Community Health Center Connecticut Fair Housing Center Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants CIRI Connecticut Legal Services CT Students for a Dream Domestic Violence Crisis Center DOMUS East Side Partnership Family Centers Inc Ferguson Library Green of Greenwich Hospital for Special Surgery IJC Immigrant Justice Corps Immigrant Legal Resource Center Inspirica Interfaith Council of Southwestern CT Kids Helping Kids Make the Road CT WHAT S AHEAD IN 2020 Understand and evolve programs for immigrants in a constantly changing society 10 www Building1Community org Develop and nurture existing and new partnerships Neighbor to Neighbor New Covenant Center New England Culinary Group Norwalk Community College OPTIMUS Health Care Pacific House Parent Leadership Training Institute Person to Person Pro Bono Partnership Qualitas of Life Foundation Ratatouille and Company River House Adult Day Center The Rowan Center Saint Joseph Parenting Center Salvation Army SCORE Fairfield County Social Venture Partners SoundWaters Spectracomm Stamford Adult Education Stamford Health and Social Services Stamford Hospital Stamford Museum and Nature Center Stamford Police Department Stamford Public Education Foundation Stamford Public Schools Stamford Senior Center Vita The Stamford Community Collaborative Waterside Coalition Women s Business Development Council Please excuse any errors or omissions Increase awareness and understanding of B1C

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VOLUNTEERS A heartfelt THANK YOU to our amazing volunteers Karina Adams Harrinson Agudelo Rios Natalie Aguilar Yakut Akman Enzo Aleman Salome Alfaro Isabel Allard Tara Allen Hannah Allison Eva Allison Jane Alpert Jeanne Altman Angela Altoe Naomi Alvarado Eduardo Andrade Sara Andrade Veliz Patrick Andre Vanessa Angeles Maria Sol Anyosa Lesley Apt Cyrus Arjomand Rico Arocha Michael Asbury Katie Asness Amy Austin Dalton Aysseh Madeline Azrak Harrison Azrak Naomi Azrak Ana Maria Badash Robin Baker Bruce Balinsky Judith Ban Avery Barakett Elysee Barakett Jennifer Barnard Michael Barrett Julianna Bastone Celia Batan Montserrat Beccar Varela Baker Beck Adair Beck Elizabeth Behnke Christie Belknap Lucy Belknap Carol Bellizzi Larry Bello Castillo Cindy Betancourt Bia Bettamio Ignacio Binaghi Sarah Blanton Ellie Block Manuel Boado Kwame Boateng Zach Boehly Amanda Bortner Warren Bratter Dale Bratter Gareth Brickman Aidan Brock Meg Broderick Tancee Brodeur Sassi Michael Brooks Elmerina Brooks Carla Brooks Orr Jacob Buehler Katherine Burke Hannah Bushell Jasmine Bustillo Catherine Butcher Grace Butler Michael Butterman Timmy Chooi Victor Calmon Coelho Pedro Calmon Coelho Cristobal Calvanese Lyana Calyanis Audrey Camino Jara Sophia Campbell Nancy Campos Arlety Campos Doris Cari Angelo Carias Ana Carnaval Karla Carrillo Morena Castellon Derek Castro Gareyng Castro Del Rio Alex Cely Annika Cezzar Nick Chacon Jean Luc Charles Ashely Chavez Justin Cheigh Carol Chiulli Beatrice Chodosh Max Cisneros Roland Clough David Cohen Elizabeth Colligan Patricia Collins Hannah Colman Bruno Coppe Valeria Cormane Laurence Costa Katie Craver Christopher Cruz Lubia Cruz Martinez Mariella Cuccolo Angela Cugusha Naomi Cunningham Emily Curry Katryna Cylwik Dianne Daddona Angeles Dam Melanie Danisi Ethan Davis Griffen Dayton Marjolijn De Beer Jennifer Degenhardt Emma de Graaff Marcelo De la Garza Zulma del Cid Sofia Del Cid Sophia DellaRusso Roma Desai Marianna Di Meo Jennifer Donnalley Leah Doran Anne Downey Sheila Doyle Drake Driscoll Frank Drugge Sandra Eagle Sebastian Echeverri Marin Enzo Elia Matias Esquivel Losada Rocio Estrada Olivia Fakundiny Kelly Falcon Joan Faust Gretchen Fedeli Kate Fedeli Rebecca Feiner Leslie Fermon Stephanie Finder Deborah Fins Thomas Fish Charlotte Fisher Judy Fishman Elizabeth FitzPatrick Alyssa Flagg Grace Flanagan Michelle Fleischer www Building1Community org 2019 Annual Report 11

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VOLUNTEERS continued Johanna Flores Carlyn Florio Jack Foley John Follis Bonnie Foos Charlotte Forshner Ginny Fox Regina Frias Julia Fullington Selma Fuseni Leighton Gajwani Idania Galicia Georgia Gallagher Luis Gallegos Joe Gallo Lizet Garcia Julio Garcia Catarina Gaspar Dara Gedarovich Katina Georgopulo Leena Gerster Marcelo Gigliani Alcantarilla Nicolas Gigliani Alcantarilla Mateo Gigliani Alcantarilla Steisy Gil Christine Gilbert Eli Gillespie Annie Glassmeyer Bruce Goldstein Delfina Gomez Bill Gordon Linda Gordon Micaela Graiver Joanna Graiver Renato Grandmont Shawn Grant Brian Gray Veronica Green Barbel Green Ella Green Jeff Greenberg Kathryn Gregory Valentina Grether Jen Grieco Lore Gruenbaum Alexa Gudelsky Lisa Haas Will Hall Tipping Beth Harrington Howes Tahina Hamawi 12 www Building1Community org Susan Hamill Isabella Hamilton Sarita Hanley Paula Hanson Maksym Haydamakha Nicole Heath Mary Henderson Gabi Henry Patrick Hentemann Liceth Hernandez Pablo Hernandez Yecenia Hernandez Heide Hernandez Jimenez Aaron Herrera Brianna Herrera Harald Hille Matthew Hochberg Carole Hochman Carolyn Hohl Kate Hohl Jack Holtz Finn Hopmann Ivan Horak Belle Horwitz Ashley Humphrey Marcos Inglada Cristobal Isaacs Ellie Isidro Vijay Iyer Eliot Jacobs Edona Jakaj Richard Janvier Elizabeth Jenkins Sahlin Clerin John Robin Johnson Shelley Jones Diane Jones James Jordan Kristin Jordan Juliana Jordao Gabrielle Joseph Miguel Juarez Maryann Kann Mohin Kapadwala Morgan Karst Marika Kassaris Randie Katzel Barri Kaye Alexander Kearns Oliver Kennon Barbara Kestenbaum Andrew Khan Earl Kim Jake Kircher Heather Kirkpatrick Anisha Kishore Anjali Kishore Addison Kline Jay Knight James Knight Abby Knight Bruce Koe Nicholas Koenigsberger Gabriela Kopp Naomi Kostman Ananya Kotian Vanessa Kuduk Viviani Kulig Sanskriti Kumar Preet Kumar Louis Kural Ken Kwan Pauline Ladds Christelle Lafontant Samuel Lai Karla Lainez Isabella Lattuada Christine Lavin Vincent Leclercq Sebastian Lee Richard Lee Austin Lehn Cate Leibowits Lexi Leibowits Gustavo Letona Carli Levethan Jacie Levethan Mark Levin Mark Lingle Leonora Lipson Chloe Litt Poppy Livingstone Spector Daymary Lopez Steve Lopez Jorge Lopez Aranguren Eva Lopez Reyman Mari Carmen Losada Tessa Loverro Daniel Lowe Kristine Lowe Martin Lozano Jennifer Lucas Tamu Lucero Mary Luvera Juliana Lynn Mary Maarbjerg Lucia MacLean Isabel Maddux Maria Esther Magallanes Beatriz Maldonado Jose Maldonado Taylor Malinowski Sarah Malpica William Malpica Abby Mancuso Nicholas Maniglia Susan Mansfield Lola Manuel Elizabeth Marcal Connor Marrs Catherine Martin Diana Martinez Rene Martinez Mary McCooe Martha McGaughey Joan McGee Carolina McGoey Maura McHugh Kelly McInnis Ellie McIntyre Nancy Meckel Julia Medina Gabriel Mehra Ginny Melvin Anya Menon Megan Meyerson Sarah Miller Regina Miolene Rylee Mirabile Halley Mistry Morgan Mitchell Claudia Monsalve Walter Montenegro Santiago Morales Michael Morales Valeria Morales Ciriaco Max Morfoot Gus Morfoot Patrice Morley Joelle Mulzac Lina Munoz Aidan Munoz Leonardo Murillo Shanmathi Muruganambi Ayush Nafde Olivia Nash Daiana Negron Pat Nelson Annie Nelson Reene Nemchek Emily Newton Peter Nicholas Julie Nocek Kathy O Sullivan Daphne Ochoa Miriam Ojjeh Justina Okogun Jennifer Orellana Hope Orjuela Janet Ornitz Cathy Ostuw Rich Ostuw Beatriz Owens William Owens Helena Owens Charlotte Ozizmir Elizabeth Palmer Taryn Pardo Ted Pardoe Divyaj Parekh Casey Parsons Joseph Pascarella Ursula Patel Param Patel Mario Paulo Tucker Pedersen Katherine Pe afiel Doug Penn Brandon Pierce Lauren Piersanti Jennifer Pinco Aysseh Shaina Pitasi

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Christina Pizzani Lauren Pizzella Rashida Poorman Fiona Powers Sarah Powis Valentina Preza Charlotte Price Graham Purcell Elizabeth Quartararo Maxwell Raabe Chloe Radke Kaya Rahbar Karen Raidt Jeffrey Ramirez Rueda Brittany Ramos Cathy Ranieri Romina Rapoport Vitaliy Razhanskiy J P Redmond Abby Reid Carina Reid Betsy Reilly Vincent Reilly Pamela Reinoso Cherly Rene Sara Eleanor Rewcastle Bobbie Rich Lisa Rich Arisleyda Riehl Eleanor Riemer Sandra Rincones Daniela Riofrio Chiara Rissola Carylin Rivera Cesar Rivera William Roberts Pelayo Rodriguez Carmen Rodriguez Diana Rodriguez Nichole Roldan Katherine Romero Georgia Rosenberg Zack Rosenstadt Joan Rosenthal Anne Ross Linda Rothman Marke Rubenstein Jayden Rufus Liam Russell Holly Russell Maggie Russell Sue Rutz Cathy Sacks Emily Salem Robert Salomon Brianna Samaniego Lubia Sandoval Maria Isabel Sandoval Margaret Santhanam Valentin Santos George Sarbinowski Joseph Sarbinowski Olivia Sarno James Sassi Juliette Savarino Gianna Saviano Jennifer Saviano Andrew Schau Philip Schechter Everett Schenk Hozana Schlittler Gabrielle Schonder Bob Schultz Jackie Scott Paulina Seremetis Aaron Serianni Yunfan Sha Hannah Shaw Savyon Shaw Grace Shepard Obed Sierra Christian Silva Ricardo Silvagni Lisa Silver Akiko Silver John Henry Slonieski Nicole Smina Barbara Smith Adam Sobel Mary Sommer Sandak Nick Sosnow Daniela Soto Robie Spector Sammy Speegle Charles Spencer Swati Sriram Don Steckler Luciana Stefani Claire Stein Georgia Stemerman Isabelle Stemerman Walter Stewart St Luke s Church Darien Gavin Stops Kristen Stops Don Strait John Stuart Juan Suarez Rachel Suggs Sarah Sung Jolanda Sutherland Patricia Swigart Qingdi Tang Nicole Tapia Julianne Teitler Jenna Temple Julie Thiele Hannah Tischler Eleanor Tong Eileen Torres Austin Towle Birgit Townley Charlotte Townley Margaret Tracey Kevin Treesh Alex Troyb Madeline Turci Schau Adriana Tutillo Priyanka Umamaheswaran Betsey Unger Tiffany Uraga Sofia Urbina Kitt Urdang Paola Valencia Angel Vargas Robert Vargas Mirellise Vazquez Yanitza Velez Lucie Ventker Anna Ventker Giselle Vigil Pablo Villacis Brian Villalta Cristina Villarreal Judith Voelker Ben Wakim Maya Walker Kathleen Walsh VOLUNTEER GROUPS Brunswick High School Chamber Music Institutue Community Fund of Darien Congregational Church Darien Grace Church Greenwich Academy Greens Farms Academy Indeed John Stuart Latin Trio Kayak King School Lapine Inc Casey Warble Sydney Watchmaker Kathy Wein Isabella White Frank White Anne Wichman Arthur Wichman Isaiah Williams Douglas Williams Ellen Williams Daniel Wilson Simon Winn Kirsten Winn Arthur Wit New Canaan Community Foundation New Canaan Country School Rye Country Day School Saint Luke s Church Stamford High School St Luke s School Darien Talmadge Hill Church Darien Temple Beth El Temple Sinai Trinity Church Unitarian Church Westport Vision Collective Devon Wolfe Lily Wong Rocio Yanez Marta Zach Jose Luis Zepeda Dante Zimmerman Saskia Zimmerman Bea Zimmermann Victoria Zucco Gicel Zu iga Please excuse any errors or omissions 2019 Annual Report 13

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2019 FINANCIALS Expanding Operations Growing Asset Base 1 000 000 2 000 000 1 905 942 1 652 122 1 500 000 832 345 800 000 600 000 600 000 400 000 1 000 000 500 000 200 000 0 2015 Revenue 2016 2017 2018 2015 Expenses Assets Individuals 33 809 2 Foundations Organizations 65 729 3 Programs Other 113 325 6 598 870 32 2019 2016 2017 2018 Short Term Investments Programs 56 952 3 Fundraising General Administration 227 808 12 1 613 639 85 SOURCES OF FUNDS ALLOCATION OF FUNDS 1 898 399 1 898 399 1 086 666 57 Note The above figures for 2019 are unaudited results Due to COVID 19 social distancing measures our 2019 audit process has been delayed This report will be updated with audited consolidated financial statements once they are available 14 www Building1Community org 2019

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250 000 and above Anonymous Lone Pine Foundation 100 000 to 249 999 Anonymous William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund 30 000 to 99 999 Mr and Mrs Patrick de Saint Aignan Mr and Mrs Gregory A Hanley Mr and Mrs Bruce Koe 10 000 to 29 999 Bank of America Charitable Fdn Carlson Family Fdn Fairfield County s Community Fdn Mr and Mrs Andrew Hanson Generation Impact Leon N Lapine Charitable Residuary Trust Mr Kevin MacGuire Mrs Ann S Mandel Near and Far Aid New Canaan Community Fdn Odyssey Group Fdn Pitney Bowes Fdn Robert Ardis James Fdn Ruth W Brown Fdn Social Venture Partners CT Fund The Community Fund of Darien The Goodnow Fund The Tudor Fdn Inc The Walter Kann Fdn Trinity Church Two West Fdn Virginia L Kandetzki Revocable Trust DONORS We are deeply grateful to our donors and friends for their financial support 5 000 to 9 999 Anonymous 1 Mr and Mrs David S Barnard Ms Jane Carlin and Mr Benjamin Gifford Mr and Mrs David Charnin Claire L Helsing Fdn Mr David Craver and Ms Vicki Underwood Craver Ms Anne Downey and Mr Ken Wiegand Mr and Mrs William Downey Elizabeth Carse Fdn First Congregational Church of Darien First Congregational Church of Greenwich Mr and Mrs Joseph Gold Mr and Mrs Ivan Horak Mr and Mrs John Maarbjerg Meera and Ashok Vasudevan Fdn Ms Betsy Nagurney Mr and Mrs Rich Ostuw Mr and Mrs Miguel Patricio People s United Community Fdn St John s Community Fdn St John s Lutheran Church Stamford Hospital The Inisfad Fdn Inc Ms Julie Thiele and Mr Paul Kempner Mr and Mrs Gary A Unger Mrs Joan Weisman Ms Ellen Williams and Mr Andrew Schultz Mr Arthur Wit Mr and Mrs Anthony Yezzi 1 000 to 4 999 Anonymous 2 Mr and Mrs William Adamsen Alliance Bernstein L P Matching Gift Program Mrs Lesley Apt Mr Toribio Ayerza and Mrs Jeannette van Campenhout Ayerza Mr and Mrs David F Ball Mr Brett Barakett Berkowitz and Hanna LLC Mr and Mrs Jason Block Mr George W Bodenheimer Mr Jack Brewer Ms Colleen Burke and Mr John Flaherty Mr and Mrs Jeremy Cage Charter Oak Communities Mr and Mrs Reuben Chodosh Mr and Mrs David Cohen Ms Elizabeth Collins Main Mr and Mrs Barry Coutant Crane Fund for Widows and Children CT Immigrant Rights Alliance Drs Mark and Angeles Dam Mr and Mrs David Rogers David s Soundview Catering Mr and Mrs Gary Disher Mr and Mrs David Doran 2019 Annual Report 15

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DONORS continued Downey Family Fdn Mr Jim Duffy Mr and Mrs Patrick Dunleavy First County Bank Fdn Inc First Presbyterian Church of Stamford First United Methodist Church Mr and Mrs Mark FitzPatrick Mr and Mrs Gerald Fox Fox Fox LLP GE Fdn George Grace Long Fdn Grace J Fippinger Fdn Ms Carole Greenberg Nicole and Larry Heath Mr and Mrs Thomas Hynes IBM Mr William Johnson Ms Maryann Kann Ms Virginia Keeshan Mr and Mrs Earl Kim King School Ms Jennifer Kline and Mr Arman Gokgol Kline Mr Roy Korins and Ms Gillian Zackham Ms Lillian E Kraemer Mr and Mrs John Lane Mr Noah Lapine Mr and Mrs Stephen L Larson Mr Richard Lawrence and Ms Laura Leach The Rev Mark Lingle and Ms Marnie Sadlowsky Ms Catherine Lowe Mrs Carolina McGoey Ms Deborah McGuire Mr and Mrs Michael McInnis Mrs Christine McKendry Andrade and Mr Eduardo Andrade Ms Virginia Melvin Michell Bradley LLC Mr and Mrs Terence Moriarty Mr and Mrs Alan Murray 16 www Building1Community org Mr and Mrs Anthony Murray Neuberger Berman LLC Mr Bob Noonan Oppenheimer Fund Matching Gifts Rev Edward Pardoe Mr Douglas Penn Pfizer Fdn Matching Gift Program Mr Christian Reynolds Mr Hernan Rissola and Ms Virginia Turner Rotary Club of New Canaan Rotary Club of Stamford Mrs Michelle Saldivar and Mr Bill Kelsey Ms Maria Isabel Salgar Mr and Mrs Robert Salomon Sandoval s Landscaping and Masonry The Causeway Agency Mr Mrs Arthur Selkowitz Ms Paula Simon St Barnabas Episcopal Church Mr Charlie Stebbins Mr and Mrs Donald H Steckler Mr Donald Strait and Ms Deborah Fins Talmadge Hill Community Church Tauck Family Fdn The Bowling Family Fdn The Herbert Nell Singer Fdn The Schlessinger Family Fund Ms Birgit Townley Ms Glenda Treadway Ms Mirellise Vazquez and Mr Thomas Birmingham Viking Global Fdn Mr and Mrs Michael Walsh Mr and Mrs Arthur Wichman Mr and Mrs Terrie and Jay Wood Mr and Mrs Jose Zepeda 500 to 999 Anonymus 1 Ms Yakut Akman and Mr Tom Duffy Ms Sonia Alcantarilla Medina Mr Harry E Allan Ms Sara Allard Ms Ana Maria Badash Ms Maureen Baehr Barat Fdn at Sacred Heart Greenwich Mr Adam Birnbaum Mr and Mrs Michael Brennan Mr Aldo Cabrera Ms Andrea Collins Mr George Cooke Mr and Mrs Bill Cox Mr Abelardo Curdumi and Ms Isabel Rodriguez Mr Stephen G Dayton and Ms Stephanie Spoto Dayton Mr Joseph Dineen and Ms Anne Quinn The Rev Shelley Donaldson Mrs Mary Jo Dyer Ms Kathryn Emmett and Mr David Golub Ms Karen Eshoo Mr Sean Flanagan Dr and Mrs Ernest Fleishman First County Bank Mr and Mrs Mark Freudenthal Ms Elissa Garber Hyman Mr and Mrs Wilmot L Harris The Honorable Congressman and Mrs Jim Himes Ms Belle Horwitz and Mr Jonathan Weiner Mr and Mrs Bruce Huffine Mrs Ellen Isidro Mr and Mrs David Jaffe Ms Juanita James and Mr Dudley Williams Jr Ms Jackie Kaiko Mr and Mrs Mark Katz The Rev Sanford Key Lone Pine Capital LLC Mr and Mrs James Lutton III Ms Mary Luvera and Mr Adam Federman Mr and Mrs Stuart Madison Mr and Mrs William Malpica Mr and Mrs Robert Martin Maya Restaurant Ms Serena Mayeri Mr and Mrs Paul Michalski Ms Susan Mirza Mr and Mrs Morgan Mitchell MobileCause Mr Ralph Nazareth and Ms Marianela Medrano Mr and Mrs David Nelson Mr and Mrs Howard Nottingham Mr Mark Nowotarski Ms Kathleen ONeill Mr and Mrs Michael J O Rourke Ms Maria Ivana Peters Mr and Mrs Robert Phillips Ms Heather Raker Mr and Mrs Frank Roeser Ms Marke Rubenstein Mr and Mrs Robert Russell Mr and Mrs William Russell Mr and Mrs Everett Schenk Mr and Mrs Steve Sinacore Mr and Mrs David Smith Mr and Mrs Peter Smith Mr Tarun Stewart and Ms Melinda Barton Stewart Mr Walter Stewart Ms Kristen Stops Mr and Mrs Willem Sutherland The Allstate Fdn Turn of River Church an Ecumenical Presbyterian Church United Memorial Church Mr and Mrs Joseph Vermeer Mr and Mrs Carl Weinberg Mr and Mrs John and Susan Wilson Mr and Mrs Michael Zucker 100 to 499 Anonymous 4 Alliance For Thriving Communities Ms Helene Alonso AmeriCares Ms Tara Archer Mr Mark Argosh Mr Shalu Arjomand Mr Bob Arnold Ms Barbara Aronica Buck Mrs Annette Aspillaga Ms Laure C Aubuchon Ms Amy Austin Mr and Mrs Ron Bacchi Ms Anka Badurina and Mr Robert Sobrino Ms Elizabeth Ball Mr Campbell Barbee Mr Conrad Bareiss Esq and Mrs Annette Flaugaus Bareiss Barrett Bookstore Mr and Mrs John Bassler Mrs Christie Belknap and Mr Tom Belknap Ms Claudia Benitez Montoya Mr Manuel Bernardo Ms Michele Beudert Ms Pat Bisset Mr and Mrs Daniel Block Rep Matt Blumenthal Ms Kathleen Bordelon Mr and Mrs Eric Brennan Ms Doreen Beswick CPA Ms Renata Britto Pereira Mr and Mrs Neil Broderick The Business Council of Fairfield County Joey and Steve Buck Ms Lynne Burgess Mr Victor Bushell and Mrs Lori Hurst Bushell Ms Catherine Butcher Mr Michael Butterman and Mrs Rita Butterman Mr Anthony Campanella and Ms Beatrix Zimmermann Rev Paul J Carling PhD and Ms Cherise A Rowan MD Casa Villa Enterprises III LLC Catholic Academy of Stamford Inc Rev Jean Luc Charles Ms Margaret Cheever Ms July Cheoppieta Mrs Marie Chu and Dr German Chu Aquino Ms Lisa Clyne and Mr William Ippolito Mr and Mrs Alan Cohen Mr Anthony Colangelo Mr and Mrs Patrick Colangelo Mr and Mrs Ron Conarroe Conect

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Ms Tara Coniglio Connacher Coaching Consulting LLC Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants Mr John Cooper Mr Francisco Cordero and Ms Marisol Bravo Ms Nancy Coughlin Ms Christina Crain Ms Linda Cremin Ms Lorraine Croatto Ms Melanie Danisi Darien Toy Box Ms Olympia Della Flora Ms Marianna Di Meo Mr and Mrs Charles Dill Mr Allyn Dodd Domestic Violence Crisis Center Mr and Mrs Ronald Domonkos Ms Jennifer Donnalley Ms Olive Doyle Ms Ysbell Duran Kearns Durango Insurance and Financial Services Eastern Land Management Mr and Mrs John Erbacher Mr and Mrs Gonzalo Escajadillo The Rev and Mrs Ronald Evans Ms Maureen Fahy Mr and Mrs Jeffrey Farber Mr Christopher Farrugio Dr and Mrs Jay Federman Ms Carol Feldman Dr Michael Fernandes Ms Stephanie Fins and Mr Roy Markowitz Mr Augusto Flores Mr Frederick Flynn Mr and Mrs James Fountain Ms Marjorie French Mr Miguel Fuentes Mr Edward Fuhrman Mr and Mrs W Michael Funck Ms Maria Garcia Cancho and Mr Andres Borrego Mr and Mrs Harry Geller Mr and Mrs Andy George Ms Claire Gifun Ms Maureen Gilfeather Mr and Mrs Carleton Goodnow Mr Leslie Gordon Mr Sam Gordon Mr and Mrs William B Gordon Ms Karen Gottlieb Ms Cindy Grafstein Mr and Mrs Stephen Gramps Mr Renato Grandmont and Ms Beatriz Aceves Garcia Ms Elaine Grant Mr John Graubard Mr and Mrs Robert Green Green of Greenwich Mr and Mrs Andy Greenfield Mr and Mrs Sebastian Grimm Mr and Mrs Karen and Henry Gunders Ms Joanna Gwozdziowski Mr and Mrs Jon Haas Dr Winifred Hamilton Mr and Mrs Paul Harinstein Dr Dick Harper Mr and Mrs Glen Hascher Ms Lucy Heaton Mr and Mrs Bruce Heller Ms Carol Heller Mr and Mrs Theodore Helms Mr and Mrs William Hennessey Mr and Mrs Kevan Herold Ms Debra Hertz Mr Harald Hille Ms Fiona Hodgson Ms Suzanne Horn Ms Kirstie Howard Mr Michael Hyman Ms Yazmin Iglesias Ms Margery Irish Mrs Judy Isidro Dickson and Mr Walter Dickson J Forrest Development LLC Mr and Mrs Philip Jacobs Mr Thaddeus Jankowski Mrs Kristy Jelenik and Mr Marc Donald Mr and Mrs Pamela and Matthew Jordan Mr Charles Judd Karl Chevrolet Mr Leo Karl III Ms Barbara Kasman Mr and Mrs Peter Kelly Ms Barbara Kestenbaum Janet and Donald King Ms Vilma King King School Ms Bonnie Kintzer Ms Heather Kirkpatrick Ms Alice Knapp and Mr Walter Young Ms Deborah Kniffin Mr and Mrs Ricardo Koenigsberger Mr and Mrs Mike Krupa Ms Viviani Kulig Mr and Mrs Terry Laughren Learning in Retirement Inc Mr Vincent Leclercq Mr Richard Lee and Ms Jane Lazgin Ms Susan Leibowits Ms Marcia Levy Ms Betsy Lopez Ms MariCarmen Losada Ms Gina Lucas Dr Tamu Lucero Ms Patricia Lydon Mr Daniel Mac Dougall Ms Maria Esther Magallanes Mr and Mrs Richard Malloch Mr Peter Maloney Ms Liz Manfredo Ms Susan Mansfield and Mr Frank White Mr and Mrs Robert Marsh Mayor David Martin Dr Adele McDowell Ms Diane McEnroe and Mr Sidley Austin Mr and Mrs Frank McGarey Ms Joan McGee Ms Rosanne McManus Ms Tonya McNair Mr and Mrs John McPhee Medina Lemus LLC Mr and Mrs Joel Mellis Members Credit Union Dr and Mrs Paul Mendelson Ms Ashley Mendoza Mr and Mrs Robert Meyer Mr Robert Miller Ms Priscila Moderno Mr Bruce T Moore Morgan Stanley Ms Catherine Munera and Mr Alfredo Basurto Mr and Mrs Philip Negus Mr and Mrs David Nelson New Covenant Center Mr Thomas Newman Mr Robert Nixon Mr Edmund Noonan Norwalk Community College Fdn Ms Martha Olson and Mr Jeffery Keane Mr and Mrs Carlos Onis Mr and Mrs Jairo Orjuela Mr Jovanny Ortiz Ms Rosa Ortiz Ms Pamela Ostuw and Mr Douglas McManus Mr and Mrs David Ott Mr William Owens and Mrs Helena Fernandez Herrero Ms Eva Padilla Fr Harry Pappas Mr and Mrs Bhinesh Patel Peter B Cannell Co Inc Dr and Mrs Augusto Podesta Ms Juliana Post Mr and Mrs Penry Price Mr Mark Proctor and Ms Alessia Bell Ms Martha Puerta Mr Douglas Pulick and Ms Cynthia Ritzler Ms Mabel Quezada Mr and Mrs James Quinn Ms Cathy Ranieri and Mr Yves Gaden Mr and Mrs Jonathan Rather Mr and Mrs Richard Recker Mr Leonel Restrepo Ms Meredith Reuben Ms Mary Beirne Rewcastle Ms Lisa Rich and Mr Rafael Busto Ms Arisleyda Riehl Mr and Mrs Carlos Rivera Mr and Mrs Jose Rivera Ms Isabela Rizo Ms Meira Rosenberg Ms Marina Rosenkrantz Ms Diane Rosenthal and Mr Mark Deitch Ms Nancy Rudolph Ms Cynthia Russell and Mr John Keith Russell Ms Sue Rutz Mr and Mrs Michael Ryan Ms Cathy Sacks Mr David Sailer Mr and Mrs John Salisbury Ms Leonor Samper Ms Sonia Santizo Mr Andrew Schau and Ms Madeline Turci Schau Dr and Mrs Alfred Schmidt Ms Lisa Schmidt Mr John Schnefke Janet and Marc Schneider Ms Claire Schoen Ms Gabrielle Schonder and Mr Vijay Iyer Mr and Mrs Daniel Schwartz Ms Lauren Scopaz Daunais Ms Jacqueline Scott Senior Men s Association of Stamford Mr Miguel Antonio Alas Sevillano Mr and Mrs Phillip Shalala Mr and Mrs Adam Sharp Ms Nancy Sheed Ms Leigh Shemitz and Mr Christopher Winters Mr and Mrs William Shepard Mr and Mrs Lawrence Siebert Mr and Mrs Grant Silver Mr and Mrs Bruce Smith Mr and Mrs Roger Smith Society of the Sacred Heart Mr Fred Soffa Ms Sandra Soule Speed Printing Graphics Inc St Luke s School 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DONORS continued Stamford Downtown Special Service District Stamford Police Association Stamford Senior Center Mr Jerry Stanton Mr and Mrs Fortunato Stanziale Ms Lauren Stein Mr and Mrs Robert Stein Mrs Lisa Stuart Ms Toni Subramaniam Rev Msgr Edward Surwilo and Ms Sondra Pavlik Mr Matthew Suzuki Temple Beth El Temple Sinai TFI Envision Inc The Children s School The Ferguson Library The Window People Ms Stephanie Thomas Mrs Barbara Thorne Mr William Tommins Ms Emille M Torrens and Mr Eduardo Franklin Ms Johnna Torsone and Mr John McKeon Mr John Track Mr Kevin Treesh Mr and Mrs Stephen Trell Mr Aleksandr Troyb Ms Marcia Tucker Tudor Investment Corporation Ms Lynn Tusa Ms Patricia Tyler Utay Family Fdn Unfold Yoga LLC Ms Jessica Vandervoort Ms Kate Vivanco Mrs Nancy von Euler and Mr Peter von Euler Mr George Vos and Ms Lynn O Connor Vos Mr Ben Wade 18 www Building1Community org Mr John Wahlert Mr Stephen Waldman Bobby Walker Ms Heather Way Mr and Mrs Glenn Wecker Mr and Mrs Anthony Weiss Mr and Mrs Joseph Werner Westhill High School Ms Kelly Wheeler William E Simon Fdn Ms Waleska Williams Mr Daniel Wilson Ms Lili Winsor Wofsey Rosen Kweskin Kuriansky LLP Ms Barbara Wood Ms Dani Woolwine Ms Heather Wright Ms Cristina Young Mr and Mrs Frank Zabrocky Ms Carolina Zambrano Ms Ivonne Zucco and Mr Anthony Simari Up to 99 Anonymous 1 Ms Michelle Abt Ms Elizabeth Adams Ms Kristi Adorante Ms Karen Alter Reid Amazon Smile Mr and Mrs Ricardo Arocha Mrs Robin Baker Ms Elizabeth Behnke Mr Adam Blank Dr Terry Blank Mr George Bodenheimer Ms Constance Brodeur Sassi Mr Timothy Brumbaugh Ms Irene Brun and Mr Guillermo Hernandez Jensen Ms Christy Burkart Ms Susan Cary Ms Paulina Castro Mr Steven Certilman Esq and Mrs Terri Certilman Mr and Mrs Jerome Charlup Ms Christa Chu and Mr Andrew Schmidt Ms Linda Clapp Mr Lucas Codognolla Mr and Mrs Peter Demee Mr and Mrs Carlos Deschapelles Ms Tricia Donovan Molaire Mr Brian Doricko Mr and Mrs Mason Evans Mr and Mrs Nicholas Evershed Ms Amy C Ewing Mr and Mrs Dan Federman Mr and Mrs Peter Firmin Mr and Mrs Alan Freeman Ms Melissa Gallagher Smith and Mr David Smith Ms Clara Garvey Ms Jennifer Goldman Ms Alejandra Gomez Ms Regina Gordon Mr and Mrs Peter Grant Mr John Gutman Mr and Mrs William Haid Mr Stephen Halpert and Ms Linda Liang Halpert Mr and Mrs Robin Hayes Ms Maria Nubia Hernandez Castrillon Mr Warren Heyman Ms Andrea Horak Indeed Al and Ximena Iparraguirre Ms Danielle Jean Guillaume Sittol Minister Jenice Jeter Mr and Mrs Michael Jones Mr and Mrs Robert Karp Ms Ann Kim Mr James Knight Knowledge Designs to Change LLC Ms Pamela Lake Ms Nikka Landau Mr and Mrs Robert Levine Mr and Mrs Peter Lilienthal Lorca Ms Ruth Maggio Ms Esperanza Martinez Ms Katherine McAllister Ms Judith McCann Ms Nancy McGonigle Colfer and Mr Cathal Colfer Ms Allison McHenry Ms Kelly McInnis Ms Nancy Meckel Ms Kathleen Mendez Mr RJ Mercede Ms Pamela Miller Ms Sandra Mini Mrs Regina Miolene Ms Adriana Molina Ms Claudia Monsalve Mr and Mrs Jason Morfoot Mr Langston Morrison Mr and Mrs Brian Murphy Ms Maureen A Murphy Ms Lisa Musilli Ms Justina Okogun Ms Sofia Pendley Ms Lisa Pomerance Ms Linda Przybylek Mr Donn Reid Ms Beverly Reyes Ms Samantha Roccapriore Ann and Hal Rosenbaum Ms Liz Rubin Salt Cave of Darien Mr and Mrs Oscar Sandoval Ms Margaret Santhanam Mr Nestor Sawicki Mr Philip Schechter Mr and Mrs Michael Schmitt Mr and Mrs James Shadford Mrs Mary Sommer and Mr Jay Sandak St Francis Episcopal Church Ms Nikki Sterios Stop Shop Ms Deanna Supple Ms Jenna Temple Ms Priya Trauber Ms Lorraine M Valandra Mr Benjamin Valentine Ms June Walker Ms June Wang Ms Agnes Weber Mr Richard Weidlich Ms Mary Weiss and Mr Raimundo Langlois Ms Alejandrina West Mr Cesar Zecena Ms Nancy Zengo In Kind Donors Mr Nick Antonaccio Mr and Mrs Bacchi Bank of America Charitable Fdn Bartlett Arboretum Gardens Crane Song Photography LLC Mr Cris Dam Drs Mark and Angeles Dam Green Farms Academy Half Full Brewery Ms Brenda Henning Indeed Junior League Stamford Norwalk Mr Noah Lapine Mr and Mrs William Malpica Ms Virginia Melvin Mr Robert Miller Mr and Mrs Morrill Rockrimmon Country Club Ms Marke Rubenstein Mr Alex Samayoa Mr and Mrs Grant Silver Speed Printing Graphics Inc St Francis Episcopal Church Stamford Symphony Starfall Education Foundation Ms Carla Tabossi The Ferguson Library The Undies Project Inc Ms Marina Thomas Attorney General William Tong Vox Church Please excuse any errors or omissions

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LEADERSHIP Board Members Anne Downey Douglas Penn Eleanor Riemer Rev Edward Pardoe Chair Vice Chair Secretary Treasurer Jean Luc Charles David Cohen Angeles Dam Melanie Danisi Bruce Koe Dr Tamu Lucero Mary Luvera Mary Maarbjerg Cathy Ostuw Arisleyda Riehl Maria Sandoval Mary Sommer Robie Spector Aleksandr Troyb Arthur Wit Jose Luis Zepeda William Malpica Esq Through 12 19 Earl Kim Ellen Isidro Pro Bono Counsel Staff Carlos Aviles Kristin McGarey Silvia Aguilar Olga Lopez Anka Badurina Ph D Michael Nunziante Miguel Carnero Lorely Peche Fernando Castellanos Adriana Podesta Esq Immigration Legal Services IJC Community Fellow Facilities Coordinator Senior Director of Programs Hiring Site Manager Facilities Coordinator Christa Chu Development Director Lupita Figueroa Office Manager Alejandra Gomez Outreach Coordinator Jennifer Gomez Parent Organizer Melanie Hernandez Events Communications Manager Catalina Horak Accounting HR Operations Manager Case Manager Intern Parent Organizing Director Immigration Legal Services Director Emily Raber Immigrant Legal Services Fellow IJC Justice Fellow Jenny Ramirez Legal Assistant Leonel Restrepo Facilities Coordinator Carmen Rodriguez Childcare Supervisor Yenny Rodriguez Pia Roeser Systems Data Manager Ana Ruales Childcare Supervisor Lesley Ulloa Parent Organizer Suzanne Vega Adult Education Manager Pablo Villacis Workers Coordinator Jennifer Wiesner Family Individual Services Director Dan Wilson Immigration Legal Services Program Analyst Suzanne Wind Communications Director Margarita Zimmerman Volunteer Manager Ivonne Zucco Workforce Development Director Receptionist Executive Director Note Not all Board Members included in the photo collage 2019 Annual Report 19

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