Founder & CEO
Frantzy Luzincourt is a recent Macaulay Honors graduate at The City College of New York where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science magna cum laude, and a double minor in Legal Studies and Public Policy.
Throughout his collegiate career, Luzincourt championed accessibility and affordability in public higher education tackling issues such as food insecurity and funding for opportunity programs. He served as the Vice Chair for Legislative Affairs for the City University of New York Student Senate representing over 500,000 students across 25 campuses and served as the President of the Undergraduate Student Government.
Other professional experiences include working at the Department of Justice for the United States Attorney’s Office and a former executive board member of the New York Public Interest Research Group. He is also a founding member and former Chief of Staff of a youth led education non for profit called IntegrateNYC, where he advocated for integrated and equitable public schools, was an appointed member of the New York City School Diversity Advisory Group, a citywide task force designed to produce policy recommendations for the Mayor and Chancellor, and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Luzincourt is currently a Litigation Paralegal at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP, an appointed member serving on the executive committee of Brooklyn Community Board 17, and an elected member of the Kings County Democratic Committee.
Patrick Reyes is a proud Brooklynite and the son of Filipino immigrants. He is a 2020 graduate of Binghamton University, the State University of New York where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Rhetoric.
He currently works as a Criminal Defense Paralegal at The Legal Aid Society in New York City. He intends to go to law school in the near future to obtain a J.D., and to continue empowering marginalized communities and zealously advocating for justice and equity. Some of his previous experiences also include working in the Federal government and working on a political campaign.
Apart from his day job and Strategy for Black Lives, Patrick also does a great deal of work in the Filipino community through organizations such as the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) and Pilipino American Unity for Progress, Inc. (UniPro). He also works with the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) helping individuals who have recently returned home from incarceration with workforce re-entry.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Timothy Hunter is currently a staffer for the NYS Senate. As an undergraduate student at CUNY’s New York City College of Technology, Timothy pursued a degree in Education and graduated in May of 2020. During this time Timothy also served as Student Government President of his campus and as the Student Trustee of the City University of New York representing the best interests of the nearly half a million students across NYC. Timothy is a former member of the CUNY Board of Trustees. As an advocate for CUNY students, he has fought back against tuition hikes and advocated for the expansion of opportunity programs as a voice for the students of CUNY.
As a current MPA student at CUNY Baruch college, Timothy hopes to advocate for police reform, and hopes to speak out against the many issues facing our society. He also understands the value of organizing in grassroots communities, and has used his experience in Strategy for Black Lives as an opportunity to continue to get involved at the most local levels of government. Timothy has most recently served as Treasurer of his community board, and he was recently elected to serve as the First Vice Chair.
He hopes to continue his advocacy and inspire more young people to get involved as he works to continuously uplift youth voices of color.