Youth Leadership Coordinator
Edgar Gomez is the Youth Leadership Coordinator at Urban Neighborhood Initiatives. He has been involved in the organization for the past 10 years as a participant in the programs and now a staff member. Edgar is a graduate from the University of Michigan- Dearborn with a bachelor's degree in Sociology. He was born and raised in Southwest Detroit and now a resident in Lincoln Park. Edgar's passion stems from his ideology that all youth regardless of background deserve equal opportunities in their education and in life. His work in the organization focuses on assisting youth to be leaders in their community and tackle problems that affect them and their peers. During his free time, Edgar enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He also plays the ukulele and enjoys painting as a hobby.