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Social Justice Leadership & Organizing

Region & Category
Statewide, Denver Metro
Job Category: 
Communications | Education | Executive | Programs/Services | Volunteer Management | Other

Dynamic, forward-thinking social justice movement leader with proven record of community organizing results. Powerful combination of interpersonal, organizational development, management, and communication skills. Deep personal commitment as a racial justice co-conspirator working to dismantle white supremacist systems of oppression.

  • Relationship building and management Goal-setting Leadership training & development Strategy and tactics for nonviolent direct action Legislative & public policy advocacy Board of Directors development Fund raising Interpersonal communications Tea
Human Dignity Delegate
Feb, 2019 to Dec, 2020
Together Colorado, Denver, CO
  • • Community organizing on housing, transformative justice, & healthcare within a racial justice frame
Core Team Leader
Dec, 2013 to Jan, 2019
POWER Lehigh Valley, Allentown, PA
  • • Through picketing, demonstrations, public hearings and media work, exposed un-addressed racist practices and succeeded in replacing the Superintendent of the Allentown School District with the first person of color to serve in this role in the city's history.
  • • Established a multi-racial, multi-faith coalition of groups to confront attacks on immigrants and Muslims, including organizing Hijab Solidarity Day on inauguration day, January 20, 2017.
  • • Initiated voter education: Candidate Rating System for local, state, & federal elections
Co-Founder / Launch Leader
Mar, 2009 to Dec, 2012
Center for Nonviolent Solutions, Worcester, MA
  • • Recruited and trained board of directors and created five-year strategic plan
  • • Launched curriculum in local public school systems to teach the history of social movements and the principles and practical skills of nonviolent conflict resolution
  • • Established peer mediation programs in high schools.
Executive Director, Holly Creek Life Plan Community
Feb, 2019 to Nov, 2020
Christian Living Communities, Englewood, CO
  • Exceeded occupancy and financial goals, with budget of $20M
Regiional Director of Operations
Jan, 2014 to Oct, 2018
Heritage Senior Living, Blue Bell, PA
  • Oversaw occupancy & financial success for five senior living communities with combined annual budget of $18M
Executive Director, Everyday LIFE, a PACE Program
Oct, 2020 to Dec, 2020
Presbyterian Senior Living, Dillsburg, PA
  • Led successful grassroots outreach/marketing to low income and minority communities to double service volume
School and Location: 
Saint Peter's University - Jersey City, NJ
Dates Attended: 
1968 to 1972
Bachelor’s Degree
Field of Study: 
Bachelor of Science: Urban Studies
Activities and Societies: 
VP, Student Senate Editor, Student Newspaper Organizer & Campus Representative, American Freedom from Hunger Foundation
School and Location: 
Boston University - Boston, MA
Dates Attended: 
1975 to 1977
Master’s Degree
Field of Study: 
Master of Science: Urban Affairs
Contact Info
Full Name: 
John Paul Marosy
12167 West Brittany Ave.
Littleton, CO 80127
Email Address:
Achievements & Awards: 
National Mature Media Award for book Elder Care: A Six Step Guide To Balancing Work and FamilyPresidential Citation, President's Council on Public/Private InitiatiivesCompleted Anti-Racism Training by Peoples Institute and Crossroads Anti-racism
Affiliations & Community Involvement: 
Board Member, Promise Neighborhoods of Lehigh Valley, Allentown, PA