Ariel Guerrero

Census Counts Consultant

Leadership Conference

Biography

Ariel is co-founder of the O&G Racial Equity collaborative, a consultant collaborative working with institutions on racial equity knowledge building, leadership and implementation. Prior to, Ariel’s work has been grounded in over 12 years of experience in the government, non-profit, political and philanthropic space with organizations such as the National League of Cities (NLC), Lutheran Services in America (LSA), the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF), the National Housing Partnership (NHP) Foundation, political campaigns and the NYC Department of Education.

Ariel prides himself as a local government guy with strong roots in advocacy, organizing and community mobilization. His work centers at the intersections of policy and practice within government and community to train and support local leaders on how to apply/implement a racial equity lens in their community.

Informed, organized and empowered are the core values of Ariel’s work. He is committed to supporting and encouraging communities to be the catalyst for the sustaining change they hope to see. Ariel finds great joy in leveraging his core values to create a path of collaborative action through policy and community. He is humbled and excited to embrace the pillars and expectations of public service that promote equity and justice. Ariel is a diehard New York Mets fan, salsa dancing fanatic, foodie and avid movie goer!

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