Angel Padilla is a Boston native. He has lived and worked in many neighborhoods in Boston and is passionate about making a positive change at the community level. Angel was granted the opportunity to join Urban Edge in 2022 as a LISC AmeriCorps member under the title, Community Engagement Assistant. Following his ten months of service with Urban Edge, Angel was blessed with the experience of officially joining the Community Engagement team in February of 2023, as a Community Engagement Officer. He believes in igniting passion within the people of his community to provide them the motivation and inspiration needed to reach their untapped potential. Angel is also a published poet, a recording artist and animal lover.