Mileyka Burgos-Flores

Executive Director The Allapatah Collaborative CDC , Miami FL
Mileyka has caramel colored skin and long, straight, dark brown hair pushed back to show one turquoise earring. She smiles wide and is wearing a navy blazer over a red striped top.

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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CCI is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, JPMorgan Chase & Co, and The California Endowment.

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