Our Team

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Lucy Marcil, MD, MPH

Co-Founder & Executive Director


Lucy is a pediatrician and advocate from South Carolina who works to alleviate the health impacts of poverty. She is a primary care pediatrician at Boston Medical Center, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston University, and Associate Director of Economic Mobility for the Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family. Internationally, Lucy has undertaken pediatric health-systems strengthening in Namibia, Kenya, and Bangladesh. She earned her MD from the University of Pennsylvania and MPH at Johns Hopkins before completing pediatrics training at Harvard University and Boston University.

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Team Members

Lisia Morales

Lisia Morales

Director of Operations

Lisia Morales has been working in the non-profit industry for over 20 years. She has experience in program and project management, business development, facilitating training for adults, and teaching students. Lisia began her career as a bilingual elementary school teacher as part of Teach for America in South Phoenix, AZ. She then assumed project management roles at Engaging Schools, an educational non-profit, and later at the Zero Suicide Institute, a program focusing on suicide prevention. Lisia received a B.A. in Latin American Studies and Sociology from Wellesley College and a MA in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University.

Language abilities: English and Spanish

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Barbara Amedoadzi

Project Program Coordinator, Family Engagement Lead

Barbara was born and raised in Haiti for the first 13 years of her life. Barbara holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University, and a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Northeastern University. Prior to BMC, Barbara worked in Child Protection for seven years servicing the most vulnerable children in both Florida and Massachusetts. She has experience in consulting for the Children’s Bureau with local stakeholders to raise awareness for children without parental care. Her passion is to served children and families from low income and immigrant backgrounds.

Language abilities: Haitian Creole, and French

 

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Rachel Sagor, MD

Interim Director

Rachel S Sagor, MD is a primary care pediatrician at Boston Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Sagor attended medical school at University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed her Pediatric Residency Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. She will be the Interim Director of Streetcred while Dr. Marcil is away.

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Amanda Jean-Marie

AmeriCorps VISTA Member

Amanda Jean-Marie is serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member. She recently graduated from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Cell Biology and Neuroscience. Before starting her service year, she was an electroencephalogram monitor technician and a volunteer at a pediatric feeding disorder program. Amanda is still a research assistant for the New Jersey Black Women Physician Association, where she works to improve the maternal mortality rate in New Jersey.

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Sophie Hafner

Research Assistant

Sophie is a Research Assistant evaluating the efficacy of StreetCred’s economic bundle model. She recently graduated from Rice University with a B.S. in Biosciences and a minor in Sociology, where she gained clinical and research experience working in Texas Children’s Hospital’s rheumatology clinic. She is passionate about community health, pediatric medicine, and advancing health and economic equity for families across the Boston area.

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Financial Navigation Team

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Christina Pierre

Public Health AmeriCorps

Junior at Boston University 

Hometown: Boston, MA

Major: Behavior and Health 

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Kristen Kawakami

Public Health AmeriCorps

Graduate student at Boston University 

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Major: Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine 

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Funders, Supporters, and Partners

Funders, Supporters, and Partners of StreetCred

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StreetCred’s AmeriCorps program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information and military service. BMC and AmeriCorps compliance information is available upon request.