Anna Vincenty (Special Projects) has dedicated much of her life to serving her community. From her early days working as a volunteer to prevent young people from joining gangs in the Bronx, later in serving at her son’s school as PTA President – Anna has always given back to the community.
After more than 20 years in banking, Anna transitioned from volunteering to leadership in the Community Relations field. Anna went on to support and serve with one of our community’s most recognized community activists and leaders – her dear friend Yolanda García. Together with other key players, she helped build We Stay/Nos Quedamos, Inc. In the early days of the organization, she began as a volunteer and later became the organization’s Assistant Director for Community Relations.
Beyond We Stay/Nos Quedamos, Inc. where she gave many years of service, Anna also served as the Chair of the South Bronx Action Group, Inc. – an organization that focused on social services, housing and citizenship issues. In addition, she chaired the Solid Waste Advisory Board; appointed by two different Borough Presidents (Adolfo Carrión and Ruben Díaz). Her extensive list of service and accomplishments include involvement with such entities as; NY Lawyers for the Public Interest, 40th and 42nd Precinct, the Point CDC, Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, the South Bronx River Watershed Alliance, Sustainable South Bronx, Bronx River Alliance, The Botanical Garden, Bronx Zoo.
Anna serves on the committee for Women’s History Month with the Bronx Chamber of Commerce,on the committee of the 25 Most Influential Women of the Bronx and is a Board Member of Housing Options and Geriatric Association Resources (H.O.G.A.R.). She as Community Service Liaison in the office of the Honorable Congressman José E. Serrano.