SONYC Program Director, Harbor Heights

Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the Bronx, Alex Fermin comes to the Y with over 10 years of experience in the non-profit realm at the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) in the Bronx. At WHEDco Alex lead several initiatives for the Home-Based Childcare and Community Development departments, however his passion lies within the youth education field, where Alex worked for the after school, summer camp, and teen programs for many years.

Alex is currently attending Lehman College where he is working on completing his BA in Psychology. He is excited to be a member of the Y, where he hopes to bring his youth education experience to the students and families of the Washington Heights and Inwood communities.