Maria Belen Power
Associate Executive Director of GreenRoots
- Title Associate Executive Director of GreenRoots
Maria Belen Power is the Associate Executive Director of GreenRoots. Growing up in a bicultural family in Nicaragua, the second poorest country in the western hemisphere in the aftermath of a revolution, coupled with her work as an organizer in migrant communities has informed her understanding of social justice and the need for systemic change. Maria Belen brings over 15 years of experience in organizing with undocumented immigrants, day laborers, and public housing tenants. This experience has deepened her understanding of economic, social and environmental issues. Maria Belen oversees GreenRoots’ environmental justice campaigns and supports the work of the organizing team. She represents GreenRoots in the Green Justice Coalition of the Greater Boston Area as well as national movements for environmental and climate justice.