Lisa Owens is an educator and community builder. A long time Boston resident, she has supported a number of local grassroots social justice organizations in a variety of capacities, including: executive director, board member, donor, and volunteer. She is currently the Executive Director at City Life Vida Urbana, which is a national leader in the anti displacement movement.
Previously an adjunct faculty member at area colleges, she has taught courses on structural racism and US social welfare policy, participatory action research, designing community projects, and nonprofit management and leadership.
Lisa has a Master of Science degree with a concentration in Organizational Management and Leadership.