Tito brings over 15 years of experience facilitating organizational and strategic development with educational institutions and community-based and movement organizations. Drawing on a critical race lens and healing-centered practices, Tito has trained thousands of educators, youth, and organizers in racial justice, gender and sexuality, systems change processes, emergent strategy, masculinities and patriarchy, and restorative/transformative justice practices.
Tito is the former Director of Research, Evaluation, and Strategic Initiatives at Center for Racial Justice in Education (CRJE). In this role, he supported the development of a new organizational mission, vision, values, and theory of change. Tito directed CRJE’s research and evaluation efforts and managed the Racial Justice in Schools cohort program. He also designed the organization’s new online trainings and virtual curriculum. In addition to being a trainer and curriculum developer with CRJE, Tito facilitates and consults with The Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute, The Research Foundation of the City University of New York, The Human Root, PAN LTD, and The Interaction Institute for Social Change, among many others.
As a professor at the Hunter College Graduate School of Education, Tito holds space for pre-service teachers and counselors, to engage with anti-bias and culturally sustaining pedagogy for social justice. Tito has also taught at Lehman College, The University of Chicago, The Erikson Institute, Tufts University, and Brandeis University. Tito is a published writer, whose work has been included in peer-reviewed journals and in social science book chapters.
Tito holds degrees from Wesleyan University, The University of Chicago, and Brandeis University.
Tito is a Bronx native, proud Boricua, and a diehard New York Knicks fan. He is most happy at the beach, loves 90’s R&B, and enjoys platanos in all their forms. He likes spending time with his dog Kiko, DJ-ing, watching movies, and tinkering with gadgets.
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