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Gregory Lobo Jost

Gregory Lobo Jost is the Deputy Director of University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating, preserving and financing affordable housing in the Northwest Bronx through organizing, lending, research and providing technical assistance. University Neighborhood Housing Program is a 24 year old nonprofit organization founded by Fordham University and the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition. UNHP operates loan funds and offers technical assistance to acquire and improve community-controlled housing. We also engage in research and policy work to highlight the needs of the Northwest Bronx at both the borough and citywide levels

Gregory graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies and a Master’s Degree in Humanities and Sciences with a concentration on social justice issues. Currently, Greg serves on the Board of Directors for the Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (NEDAP), Bronx United in Leveraging Dollars (BUILD), the Community Advisory Board for North Fork Bank, and is one of the founding board members of the Bronx Community Impact Charter School (scheduled to open in 2008). Greg also helped found and serves as the financial coordinator of the Norwood Food Co-op CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program which connects Bronx residents with local organic farmers and their produce. Greg lives with his wife Sandra and 2 year old daughter Amelia in the Norwood section of the Bronx.

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