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Miguel Blancarte, Jr., MA

Director of COVID-19 Response and Community Outreach

As our first director of COVID-19 response and community outreach, Miguel will lead our COVID-19 testing and vaccine distribution efforts. Prior to Esperanza, Miguel was part of the COVID-19 response leadership for Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) and comes to Esperanza with many years of experience in management and strategy development. Born and raised in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, Miguel was drawn to Esperanza by our reputation as a steady resource in his own community. Miguel received his bachelor’s degree from Brown University and his master’s degree from Georgetown University. In his spare time, Miguel enjoys running, traveling, and volunteering.