Mileyka Burgos-Flores

Fulcrum Fellows

2022 - 2023

Focus Area:
Community and Economic DevelopmentRacial EquityShared Ownership
The Allapatah Collaborative CDC
Executive Director
Miami, Florida

Mileyka Burgos-Flores is a Dominican-American activist and community organizer with a background in nonprofit management, strategic planning, resource development, communications, and community economic development. She is a committed, capable and dedicated advocate for social justice in marginalized communities who has worked with neighborhood stakeholders in grassroots community engagement campaigns and inter-agency collaborations. She has been a champion in asset-framing the Latinx immigrant contributions and experience, as well as advocating for the preservation of culture in marginalized cultural enclaves under the principles of access, equity, representation, inclusion and upward mobility. A highly experienced bilingual communicator and multi-talented young professional, Mileyka is a 2022 Center for Community Investment Fulcrum Fellow, focused on establishing shared equity community ownership models to prevent displacement and enhance wealth building in disenfranchised neighborhoods.

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