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COVID-19: Times are tough, but our communities are tougher. Learn more about how you and your neighbors can play a part in tackling community challenges.

Farrah Lafontant, Associate Leader Success Strategist

Farrah is an Associate Leader Success Strategist, where she coaches neighborhood leaders toward crowdfunding success. She’s a proud Brooklynite who discovered her passion for community engagement when she served as a Parent Coordinator with New York City’s Department of Education. There, she learned the power of advocacy, community, and coalition building. She often finds herself in awe at civic leaders who are passionate about change their communities on their own terms.

 

When she's not working to drive change in her own neighborhood, Farrah is likely practicing her kreyol, exploring her passion for all things fiber arts, or leading walking tours focused on the history, architecture and culture of her East New York neighborhood in Brooklyn.

 

Reach Farrah at farrah@ioby.org

 

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