Julio Peña III

Educator, Senior Program Director, and Tío in Brooklyn, New York

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Hi, my name is Julio. I’m an Educator living in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. My passions are education, local activism, politics, movies, and comics.

I have worked in the non-profit/education sector for two decades working to provide at-risk students with an opportunity to earn their high school diploma and lead successful, independent lives.

I am an active member of my community serving on the local community board #7 as Chair of the Youth Committee and Vice-Chair of the Education Committee. I am also the Treasurer for a non-profit organization, Neighbors Helping Neighbors working to fight for tenant rights and advocacy in the neighborhood as well as on the board of directors for my co-op building.

On my off hours, I enjoy reading, movies, comics, and spending time with my niece and nephews.

  • Education
    • Kingsborough Community College
    • Brooklyn College
    • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    • Columbia University