A roof of their own: Calderón-Rosado talks affordable housing in Boston

Name: Vanessa Calderón-Rosado

Title: Chief Executive Officer, Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción 

Age: 54

Education: Bachelor’s degree in education, Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1986; Doctorate in public policy, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2000

Residence: Milton

In the center of Boston’s South End stands Villa Victoria, a thriving Puerto Rican community formed in 1968 by housing activists combatting displacement. Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción is the community development corporation…