Omar Carrillo Tinajero

Director of Innovation and Learning
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Omar Carrillo Tinajero is the Director of Innovation and Learning at the Center for Community Investment. In this role, he helps develop and lead initiatives that support local stakeholders advance their communities’ priorities. He previously managed the Center’s Connect Capital initiative, which supported six multi-sector partnerships attract and deploy capital to shift systems that create social change. Omar previously worked in housing, health, and community development policy in Oregon. As the Housing Policy Manager at Neighborhood Partnerships, he collaborated with leaders in the private and public sectors to change state housing policies and elevate affordable housing as a state budget priority. Omar has a Master in Urban Planning from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and an AB from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

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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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