Green Festival Speakers

Deyanira del Rio



Deyanira del Rio is the Associate Director of the Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Program (NEDAP) in NY. NEDAP is New York’s community economic justice resource center. Since 1997, she has worked to promote financial justice in low-income and immigrant communities through community education, institutional capacity-building and policy campaigns to eliminate discriminatory barriers to economic opportunity. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union, National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions, and New Immigrant Community Empowerment. She is the recipient of the Charles Revson Fellowship on the Future of the City of New York and the Mujeres Destacadas (Outstanding Women) award from El Diario La Prensa.