Maybelyn Rodriguez Laureano
South Florida Community Development Coalition

Maybelyn Rodríguez Laureano, known as May Rodríguez (pronouns she/hers), is a dynamic community advocate serving as the Executive Director for the South Florida Community Development Coalition's (SFCDC) since September 2021. She brings 10 years of nonprofit resource management and development experience. Prior to joining SFCDC, she served as the Director of Philanthropy for Florida Rising, the largest nonpartisan statewide political organizing group. She has also served in numerous civic, social, and political organizations and boards, which presently includes the Miami-Dade County Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board and the newly established Build Blocks Fund Advisory Council. She is a two-time HBCU graduate of Fayetteville State University where she earned her BA in Communications and MBA in Project Management. May is a first-generation daughter of Caribbean parents and identifies as Afro-Latina. She has called South Florida home since January 2019 after relocating from North Carolina and looks forward to growing deep roots in Miami.