Yahaira Escribano, Secretary
Yahaira Escribano is a proud life-long Hartford North-end Latina resident, a 1st generation high school and college graduate, and a proud product of the Hartford Public School system. She was the first person in her family to make it past the tenth grade, eventually earning a B.A. degree in Urban and Community Studies and a Master’s degree in Public Administration, both from the University of Connecticut.
She is the Finance & Programs Officer for the Hartford Land Bank. Prior to that, Yahaira connected local residents with needed nutritional assistance through her work at CT Foodshare. She has also worked with Hartford students to obtain educational scholarships and other scholastic resources through her work with the Hartford Promise.
She wants to continue building bridges between community members and the assistance they may need to not just survive, but thrive.