- DSNI - Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative
Juan Leyton is a long-time Boston resident and Executive Director of Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI). Juan’s has extensive experience in community organizing, advocacy and leadership development and has distinguished himself in the fields of community economic development and community building in Boston and Massachusetts.
He holds master’s degrees in community economic development and public policy from Tufts University and Southern New Hampshire University. Most recently, he worked as a consultant with the Local Enterprise Assistance Fund and some of Boston’s leading nonprofits like Sociedad Latino, Family Independence Initiative and the Greater Boston Latino Network. He honed his skills as Executive Director of Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts and CityLife/Vida Urbana and interim Executive Director of Oiste. Juan is an immigrant of Chile and is fluent in both English and Spanish.