Eric Cuentos MCP
Eric comes to Mission Graduates with nearly 10 years of experience of working on community development, grassroots organizing and neighborhood planning activities in the Mission District and other Southeast San Francisco neighborhoods.
Most recently he worked at Mission Economic Development Agency where, among other projects, he convened a diverse collaborative of neighborhood family economic success service providers as part of the Mission Promise Neighborhood planning process, to achieve greater service integration with SFUSD and neighborhood youth-serving CBO’s and thus increase the capacity of the parent population at 4 target Mission District schools to support their children’s academic success.
A native speaker of both Spanish and English, Eric has a Masters’ in City Planning Degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he conducted research and analysis of community engagement strategies in Latino communities. He is also a Mission District resident and the parent of young children who are soon to enroll in a public school in the neighborhood.