Leticia Alcántar

Lighthouse Philanthropy Advisors

Lighthouse Philanthropy Advisors

Leticia Alcántar
Chef d’Equipe du GEIR
Région: États Unis, Californie du nord

Leticia Alcántar has over 25 years of experience in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors, with expertise in the areas of social and racial justice, youth development and organizing, and economic and environmental justice. She is a principal and co-founder of Lighthouse Philanthropy Advisors, a full-service philanthropic consulting and advisory firm, and has worked as a program officer, director of programs, and executive director at various institutional and family foundations including the Akonadi, Tides and Hill-Snowdon foundations. Throughout her career, Leticia has served as a consultant to foundations and nonprofit organizations, where she provided personalized and impactful advice to an array of clients. Leticia started her career as a social justice attorney, where she focused on defending the environmental and economic rights of community groups and individuals throughout California. Leticia serves on the boards of People Organizing to Demand Environmental Rights and Grassroots International. She is also currently a member of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, Equity Advisory Committee. In 2010, she received a Women Making History award from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Leticia has a B.A in Political Science and La Raza Studies from San Francisco State and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. A native San Franciscan, Leticia and her husband live in San Francisco and are the proud parents of two remarkable sons.