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Our Team

Mauricio Garcia
Deputy Director

Mauricio leads Cities of Service’s support to its network of cities, including strategy and design, training, and technical assistance. He also oversees internal operations and day-to-day management of the organization, including business development, partnership management, and special initiatives.

Mauricio formerly served as Director of New York Programs at Seedco, a national nonprofit workforce development organization, where he oversaw a portfolio of programs that connected low-wage workers to benefits and services. Prior to Seedco, Mauricio was the Director of Services at The Financial Clinic, where he led the delivery of financial coaching services to working poor New Yorkers. He has also worked for LISC and the Business Outreach Center Network.

Mauricio holds a master’s degree in public administration from the City University of New York’s Baruch College and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Oakland University. He is a graduate of the Coro Leadership New York program. He serves on the Board of Advisors of GovLab’s City Challenges project, and also on the board of directors of Teens for Food Justice. Mauricio is originally from Detroit, and lives in Jackson Heights, Queens.




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