Alliance for a Just Society
Libero Della Piana is the Senior Strategist at Alliance for a Just Society. He has extensive experience as a writer, editor, organizer, strategist, and educator. Previously he was the Digital Director and then Communications Director of People’s Action Institute. Libero became involved in student organizing in high school in Salt Lake City, Utah and was a youth organizer at DARE (Direct Action for Rights and Equality) in Providence, RI. Libero is a graduate of the Center for Third World Organizing’s Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP) and its Community Partnership Program. As a Senior Research Associate at the Applied Research Center (now Race Forward), Libero worked as a researcher and trainer on racial justice issues in public schools and police issues. He received the Bannerman Fellowship for Young Activists of Color in 1997. He received the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition’s Push for Excellence in Education Award in 2000. He lives in East Harlem, NY.