Nathan Cummings Foundation Welcomes Leticia Peguero, Vice President of Programs
The Nathan Cummings Foundation (NCF) is pleased to announce that Leticia Peguero will join the Foundation as Vice President of Programs. Leticia brings more than 20 years of experience leading and managing programs and grantmaking at the intersections of social and racial justice and the arts. In her new role, she joins the Foundation’s leadership team as it revisits traditional structures and practices in philanthropy in support of greater impact and positive change making in communities.
As Vice President of Programs, she will develop strategies grounded in principles of social justice philanthropy that are nimble, responsive, and reflective of the integrated and complex nature of social change. She will be a critical partner to the CEO and the board in achieving NCF’s vision of a best-in-class social justice philanthropy that is integrated and intersectional in its approaches and fully aligned in its culture, operations, and systems.\
In her current role as Executive Director of the Andrus Family Fund (AFF), she is at the forefront of the national conversation around youth justice reform and narrative change surrounding young people of color. Under her leadership, the AFF and the Surdna Foundation developed innovative tools and curricula to effectively engage next generation family philanthropists in meaningful conversations and experiences related to race, class, and privilege...