Senior Program Specialist in Community Advocacy and Partnership Engagement (CAPE), Center for Social Justice at the National Education Association.
Tiffany Dena Loftin is the Senior Program Specialist in Community Advocacy and Partnership Engagement (CAPE), Center for Social Justice at the National Education Association. Her responsibilities primarily focus around aligning NEA priorities with partners within the African American and progressive communities and creating opportunities for critical dialogue and action addressing the racial and economic disparities that impact educators, students, and communities across the country. She transferred from the AFL-CIO as the Racial Justice Program Coordinator for the Civil, Human, and Women’s Rights Department where she focused on creating opportunities for critical dialogue and action addressing the racial and economic disparities that impact workers across every sector. Ms. Loftin played a central role in guiding the work of the AFL-CIO Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice. Before the AFL-CIO Tiffany served at the American Federation of Teachers. Prior to her work with the labor movement, she served as President of the United States Student Association (USSA), where she coordinated the implementation of campaigns addressing national issues like student loan debt and the expansion of financial aid for low-income and students of color. Ms. Loftin has been nationally recognized, appearing on TV One, Fox News, ABC, People’s World, National Public Radio, and Al Jazeera. A passionate advocate for the empowerment of communities of color, she was recently appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans in Higher Education (WHIEEAA). Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Ms. Loftin attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she graduated with dual degrees in American Studies and Political Science in 2011. Ms. Loftin currently resides in Washington, DC.
The New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization based in Albany, New York. We bring together the most influential African-American, Hispanic, Caribbean and Asian leaders from every corner of the Empire State and beyond. Every year during President’s Day weekend, we host a three-day legislative conference in Albany, NY featuring multiple events. You’ll leave inspired and motivated to change the lives of young people for the better.
For over 47 years, we’ve been raising money for minority youth entering college. Our charity organization was created on October 11, 1985 and falls under Section 402 of the New York Not-for-Profit Incorporation Law. We seek to change lives by:
Every child has the right to pursue college and higher education. Contact us to learn how you can contribute to higher education scholarships in New York State.
The New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators has recently elected dynamic individuals to new positions. We know that they will be a great asset to our charitable organization, but we still can’t succeed without your help. Call 518-427-8363 now to find out how you can support our non-profit organization located in Albany, New York.
The New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators (The Association) is preparing for our 47th Annual Weekend Conference. Please continue to check the website for updates regarding next year’s events and our dynamic speakers. Also, please remember to try and register early for all events! We look forward to another exciting weekend, and we thank you all for your continued support of the NYSABPRL, Inc. Weekend!
>Check our 2018 Schedule page to see what exciting events we have planned.