Joel Miranda

Senior Director of Leadership Development and Graduate Leadership at YouthBuild USA; advisor to Opportunity Youth United.

In addition to his work and community roles, Joel served as a Steering Committee member on the My Brother’s Keeper Youth Table, is a Steering Group member of the America’s Promise Alliance Caring Adults Initiative, and serves as an active advisor to and representative of the National Council of Young Leaders and the Opportunity Youth United (OYU) movement. His thoughts and life stories have been highlighted in the Huffington Post. He’s been a featured speaker at the Tufts University John M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service Frontiers of Democracy gathering, and at various US Department of Labor convenings where he shares how youth leadership development, love, and opportunity can help young people transform their lives and their communities.