Christine Dixon, executive director

Christine joined Project Hope in January 2011 after over two decades of experience in the Human Services field. Prior to joining Project Hope, Christine worked for the MA Department of Public Health. Read More.


Rosa Almanzar, Director of the Family Shelter

Rosa Almanzar first came to Project Hope as a shelter resident in 1984. She lived at the shelter for 6 months with her infant son. She was hired as front line staff at the Project Hope Shelter in 1988, and became the Director of the Shelter in 2008. Read More.


Donna Henderson, Director of Adult Educational Services

Donna joined Project Hope in December of 2014 as the Case Manager for the Adult Educational Services program. In 2015 she was promoted to Coordinator, and in May 2016 she became the Director of the Department. Read More.

Sr. Margaret A. Leonard, LSA, Founder and Strategic Advisor

Since her appointment in 1985, Project Hope has grown from being an Emergency Shelter serving 8 homeless families, to a multi-service center with an array of educational and economic empowerment programs serving families in the Dorchester/Roxbury neighborhoods. Read More.

Sue Marble Cuthbert, Director of Development

Sue joined Project Hope in 2018. For Sue, coming to Project Hope was like coming home. Throughout her 20+ year career, she has often worked side by side with women living in poverty to seek solutions and improve outcomes. Read More. 

Carol Ann McAuliffe, Chief Financial Officer

Carol Ann McAuliffe joined Project Hope's Board of Directors in 2003. For the past 8 years, she served as the Treasurer of the Board. In 2011 she joined Project Hope's staff as the Director of Finance. Read More.

Sandra Sierra, Director of Workforce Development and Employer Partnerships

Sandra has fifteen years of combined work experience in community-based initiatives, education, workforce development, and research. Sandra began her career at Project Hope in 2008 as a Case Manager for Workforce Development & Employer Partnerships. Read More. 

Natasha Wright, Director of Housing Services

Natasha L Wright, Esq. is the Director of Housing Services at Project Hope. Natasha began her career in housing services in 2007, through participation in the first Housing Court eviction study done by Project Hope in collaboration with One Family, Inc. Shortly after, Natasha came to work for Project Hope as a Housing Preservation Case Manager where she helped families avert housing crisis by providing eviction prevention. Read More.