Patty Diaz-Andrade

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Founding Executive Director, OneGoal Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

Patty Diaz-Andrade is the founding executive director of OneGoal Massachusetts. Prior to joining OneGoal, Patty led the Strategic Data Project fellowship program at the Center for Education Policy Research, Harvard University. Patty began her career in education as a teacher in New York City.

She holds a B.A. from Cornell University, an M.A. from Columbia University and a doctorate from New York University. She and her husband, Marcelino, are proud parents to a 14-month old son, Noah.

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Posted May 26, 2016
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I Didn’t Get to #ProofPointDay on My Own

Weeks ago I attended a gala for a local nonprofit that was held in a beautiful historic courthouse, overlooking the…

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Posted Feb. 22, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: My Mom Had to Lie to Get Me Into a Good School. No Parent Should Have to Do That.

In a nation as wealthy as America, no parent should have to lie about their address to get their child into a high-quality school. Sadly, I have heard this same tale from many, many other Black families.…

By Nate Bowling

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: Here’s Why I Became an Engineer and How I’m Helping Kids Do It Too

When I was just 9 or 10 years old, I found out that I had a true love and passion for science. Now I want to see that other kids get that chance.…

By Jason Coleman

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: Why I’m Celebrating Every Black Genius From City Blocks to the White House

We will never meet a Black child who is not a genius and there is no secret to how we support them: We first treat them as human and then we then support them with love. …

By David J. Johns

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