Policy and Advocacy Associatejdiaz@cccnewyork.org
Juan manages CCC’s policy and advocacy work relating to housing and economic security. Prior to working at CCC, Juan was a Supervisor at Riseboro Brownsville Homebase, where he advocated to improving housing and economic stability for families to prevent shelter entry. Juan is also a Guaranteed Income Research Fellow at The University of Pennsylvania where he collects qualitative and quantitative data for The Bridge Project. Juan holds a B.A. in Sociology and a Master’s in Urban Policy and Leadership, both from Hunter College.
He is currently a PhD student in Social Welfare at the CUNY Graduate Center. His research interests include examining housing, economic and immigration policies at all government levels; the experiences of first-generation youth; and the evaluation of policies that foster social capital and upward mobility.