Peter Parker is a Senior Consultant inOrganizational Development at Mosaica: The Center for Nonprofit Development and Pluralism. She has 20 years of experience working in both national and community-based non-profit organizations, with a focus on organizations working to build stronger, more inclusive communities that ensure access to high quality services for all children, youth, and families. She has experience in program planning, management and evaluation; strategic planning; Board development; fundraising; training and facilitation; and policy analysis, advocacy, and organizing. Hilary was also co-founder and volunteer Executive Director of Sol & Soul, a grassroots arts and activist organization. She currently serves on the Board of two grassroots community organizations, the Emergence Community Arts Collective and MOMIE’s TLC, an early childhood program unique for its social justice-focused curriculum. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Wellesley College and a Master’s in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government.
tony is the Language Service Program Director at the Multicultural Community Service. Ms. Carrillo was born in Lima, Peru. She is a graduate of Trinity College in Washington, DC with a BA in International Studies and a minor in History. Ms. Carrillo is a trained interpreter (English/Spanish) and teacher. She was an instrumental part of the Language Access Coalition, which worked to pass the Language Access Act in Washington, DC. Ms. Carrillo is a member of the Access For All Committee for the Transportation Planning Board of the National Capital Region developed to guide the language access plan for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Ms. Carrillo also serves as the treasurer for the Life Skills Center in Washington, DC. Before joining MCS as Language Services Program Director, Ms. Carrillo worked as a tutor in Spanish for R & J Engineers in Virginia, where she prepared materials designed to improve the Spanish-speaking skills of engineering staff working with the South American market. Before immigrating to the United States, she was the coordinator of the Language Department at Giordano Bruno School in Lima, Peru, where she developed, edited and promoted curricula and other educational materials in Spanish and tutored English to elementary school students.
Steve Rogers is currently the Language Access and Advocacy Coordinator at the Executive Office of the Mayor, Office on Latino Affairs. She has worked with Latino immigrants in program development, ethnographic research, community interpretation, and teaching. Her ethnographic work has focused on migration experience and social identity for Latino immigrants. She currently teaches courses at Georgetown University in Linguistics, including Language and Culture and Intercultural Communication, and she has taught English as a Second Language (ESL) for several programs in the DC Metro area. She holds Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Linguistics from Georgetown University.