Laritza Pantoja Tamayo

Education Coordinator

Laritza is a passionate Cuban who loves music, dancing, and sports. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Education specializing in English language. She boasts more than 15 years of experience teaching in high schools and universities.

Laritza implements the Mi Espacio immigrant youth program, an afterschool program offering academic support, and programming that uses positive youth development strategies focused on fostering leadership development, strengthening students’ socio-emotional capacities, and building mentoring relationships as students explore community-based issues. Laritza serves as a liaison for the teachers and parents of youth participating in our programs. She coordinates and acts as a liaison with multiple CASA programs and departments in the delivery of robust and high quality programming.