Mickey Gulino is a Project Assistant at Connect the Dots, and assists with resource development, analysis and reporting, and outreach coordination. He has specialized in fostering non-profit connections, positive volunteerism, culturally informed engagement, and equitable education. Mickey is a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in Urban Studies. He is also a current master’s student at the University of Pennsylvania pursuing a M.S.Ed in Education, Culture, and Society.
With a passion for urban studies, education, and non-profits, he has sought to link non-profit and educational spaces to advocate for equitable, informed, and engaged urban landscapes. He has gained the majority of his experience in the non-profit world working for immigrant advocacy organizations and through his non-profit initiative connecting student volunteers and non-profits organizations in West Philadelphia. Concurrently, as an avid teacher, Mickey recognizes the value of discourse and participation, and seeks to incorporate these experiences to inform best practices and support equitable community engagement and participatory design.