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The Team

Our In-office Staff


Helen Dorado Alessi

Executive Director

She is the Executive Director of Long Beach Latino Civic Association, a former trustee of Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, CEO and founder of El Dorado Consulting. Her dedication to her community includes the City of Long Beach’s Planning Advisory Board, Ethics Commission and Hurricane Sandy Community Redevelopment Council. She is a devoted and active member of the larger philanthropic sector, and formerly the vice-president at the Edwin Gould Foundation, the Corporate Philanthropy Manager at Toyota Motor North America Corporation and served on the board of Hispanics in Philanthropy for six years. She has been proudly honored for outstanding community service by the State of New York, Nassau County and the mayor of Hempstead.  She was chosen as one of the Top 25 Advocates for Latino Empowerment by The Hispanic Network and won Circulo de la Hispanidad’s Community Innovator and Leadership Award.

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Jennifer Zambrano

Administrative & Grants Coordinator

 Proud daughter of Ecuadorian parents. Holds an A.A. degree in Liberal Arts & Humanities and is currently enrolled in the SUNY Empire State University to pursue and obtain her Bachelor of Professional Studies in Community and Human Services, B.P.S. Lived in Long Beach, New York for the past 29 years now resides in Island Park, New York. She is a proud single mother of two lovely boys. She is the Administrative and Grants Coordinator of the Long Beach Latino Civic Association. 


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Eliana Park


Eliana is in her senior year of high school studying in many IB (International Baccalaureate) and AP (Advanced Placement) classes. She looks forward to applying to many schools across NY to go into politics and make changes where it means the most to her. She wants to quickly move up in the political world and work in the House of Representatives or the Senate represeting her state. 

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