About Us

To see our 2018 prospectus, click here.

We are...

ACT Lawrence is a Latina-led non-profit Community Development Corporation (CDC) that empowers people to achieve their goals and dreams by providing opportunities for financial capability, community engagement & personal growth. 

Our mission...


We work to achieve social and economic justice by empowering low to moderate-income populations in Lawrence, Massachusetts.


Through shared values of inclusiveness and collaboration, we desire to reclaim a voice for Lawrence and advocate self-determination for its residents through community development initiatives such as affordable housing, financial coaching, and youth leadership programs.


Meet Our Staff

Ana Luna

Executive Director

Ms. Luna holds a Masters in Public Policy from Tufts University.  With 20+ years focusing on low-income and diverse groups, Ms. Luna oversees all programs of the organization.



Nathalie Lora

Programs Manager

Ms. Lora has 4+ years experience coordinating the youth jobs, home buyer and financial literacy programs. She manages client intakes and coordinates workshops.



Maytee Peña

Front Desk Receptionist

At our front desk, Ms. Peña answers calls, emails and in-person questions from our clientele. She also assists with client class/workshop registration and with database entry.


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ACT Lawrence

15 Union St

Entrance C

4th Floor Suite #409

Lawrence, MA 01840

(978) 685-6274

Parking is in back of building