Educator, Published Poet and Writer. 2002-Present Teacher of English Language Arts at Middle School 390. 2002-2011, Accion Academy, Urban Assembly School for the Urban Environment, 2012-Present Urban Assembly for School for Green Careers. 2001, 2004 Attended artist residencies in La Napoule Art Foundation near Cannes and Fundación Valparaiso in Mojacar, España, respectively. Published articles for Urban Latino Magazine and The New York Post. 2-time regional workshop participant at Cave Canem, a non-profit literary service organization committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of poets of color, with poems published in literary journals Palabra, Poets & Artists, and Acentos Review under the pesudonym Mundo Rivera. 20012-present Instructor and co-organizer of Music and Poetry Synchronized (MAPS).