Ms. Maria A Salinas

Executive Director
Congress of Communities
Detroit, Michigan
United States

Focus Areas

Community & Civic Engagement
Community Organizing
K-12 Education
Racial Equity & Healing
Diversity / Inclusion / Equity
Racial Equity & Healing
Youth Development
Youth Development


Maria is an established leader and executive director of Congress of Communities. As a community organizer she passionately advocates for vulnerable children by engaging youth, residents and grassroots organizations to create a safe, healthy, educated and vibrant community. As a respected leader in the city of Detroit, she has aligned her efforts to develop youth and resident leaders and facilitate discussions on community issues, education reform and safety with residents and stakeholders in Southwest Detroit.