Dorchester Report

Dorchester native Bianca Ortiz-Wythe has been appointed as the Latino policy analyst for a collaborative effort by Amplify LatinX, the Greater Boston Latino Network (GBLN), and UMass Boston’s Mauricio Gastón Institute. This newly created position aims to tackle challenges faced by Latino families and youth in Massachusetts through research, advocacy, community mobilization, and leadership development. Based at the Gastón Institute, Ortiz-Wythe, with over a decade of experience as a community organizer, expressed enthusiasm for advancing the well-being of the Latino community. The organizations plan to collaborate over the next year to establish a shared Latinx policy agenda.