Johnny Irizarry

Lecturer of Latin American and Latinx Studies

Johnny Irizarry former Director of the Center for Hispanic Excellence: La Casa Latina, at the University of Pennsylvania. Irizarry served as Executive Director of The Lighthouse, a multi-service community based Neighborhood Center and of Taller Puertorriqueño (a Latino arts & cultural center) in North Philadelphia. Irizarry also worked as a teacher and was Program Specialist for Puerto Rican and Latino Studies for the School District of Philadelphia's Office of Curriculum Support.