Aldo joined ELACC in 2013 as the Commercial Corridor Coordinator where he is responsible for managing and implementing ELACC’s Commercial Corridor Project. Housed within the Community Wealth Department, the project is part of ELACC’s strategic efforts to increase economic opportunities for the Boyle Heights community. Throughout the year he assists the department with the first-time homebuyer education and during tax season is the Site Coordinator for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).
Aldo earned his B.A. from UC Santa Cruz in Latin American and Latino Studies. His commitment to social justice stems from his humble upbringing in El Monte and his homeland of Cuautla, Morelos, Mexico.
Eastsider tidbit: “Working first hand with small businesses, I see how important it is to shop local and keep the money circulating in the local economy, whenever possible, spend your dollars locally; it makes a world of a difference!”