Yasser Aponte

Manager of Community Partnerships,  iSUPER



The community partnerships manager builds and sustains relationships with community partners and foster stakeholder interactions by managing community advisory boards, streamlining communications for project engagement, and implementing an outreach plan for broad community engagement. Yasser holds a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University where he double majored in International Affairs and Religious Studies. He has recently received an M.S. at Northeastern University in Urban Security and Resilience. Yasser’s community relations involve being a part of Dorchester Not for Sale, Reclaim Roxbury, New England United for Justice, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative’s Board of Directors, Boston Food Access Council’s and Lower Roxbury Coalition’s Steering Committee, the Northeastern Off-Campus Housing Community Ambassador Corps, the Northeastern Service-Learning Street Team, the Dorchester Historical Society, and the 2020 United Nations Millennium Fellowship. He has also fulfilled a rigorous organizer in training fellowship with Action for Equity, along with Northeastern University’s Martin Luther King Fellowship. Yasser grew up in the Boston Public School (BPS) academic system and has had 5+ years of experience in program development, community organizing, community engaged research, residential mobilization, and logistical outreach implementation prior to his position at Northeastern. Outside of the office Yasser enjoys being with his family and friends, and often goes on hikes.