Juan Serrano (he/him) has recently joined Equity in the Center as the new Director of Content and Training! An educator by training and an organizer at heart, Juan believes in his power to attach peoples’ broader understanding of race and power to tangible actions that affect change. Prior to joining Equity in the Center, Juan served as the Gulf/Delta Regional Manager for the new Race Forward, Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) where he worked with jurisdictions in the region to apply a racial equity framework to their operations by designing and facilitating workshops for local government leaders. In addition to his work to drive change in the Gulf/Delta region, he hosted the GARE Network Arts and Culture Work Group whose mission is to build critical infrastructure and connective tissue for Arts and Cultural Affairs offices across the country, in order to move cultural narratives in more racially equitable directions.
Juan works in his current capacity from his home in Mexico City; he continues to partner with people and organizations that pursue racial equity and community engagement across the Gulf region and beyond.
Juan is an award-winning educator with 10 years of teaching and administrative experience. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Dillard University and an M.S. in Educational Studies from Johns Hopkins University.