Lillian Jiménez

For over thirty years, Ms. Jiménez worked in media literacy, arts administration, film and video funding, and media education. During the AIDS pandemic, Ms. Jiménez worked for ten years in the "Seeing Through AIDS" project under contract to the New York City Department of Health teaching health care workers how to incorporate independent media into their AIDS education, counseling and prevention work. In that time, Ms. Jimenez trained thousands of health care workers at the Health and Hospitals Corporation system and community based organizations throughout the four boroughs of New York City. For over ten years, she served as the Chair of the NCIPBP which sat the ITVS board and she also served on the Advisory Committee to the PBS Board of Directors. She was a founding chair of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers. She has made short and longer form documentaries.

For six years, Ms. Jiménez worked at Hudson Health Plan (now MVP Health Plan), first in the Clinical Department undertaking academic detailing on Pediatric Obesity throughout the Hudson Valley and then she was promoted to Sr. Director for Outreach and Community Relations. (07/19)

Presently, she is Sr. Manager for Community Engagement at Westchester Medical Center Health PPS' Network. (07/19)

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Antonia Pantoja ¡Presente!

A film by Lillian Jiménez, 2009, 53 min, Color

Antonia Pantoja (1922-2002), visionary Puerto Rican educator, activist, and early proponent of bilingual education, inspired multiple generations of young people and fought for many of the rights that people take for granted today. Unbowed by obstacles she encountered as a black, Puerto Rican woman, she founded ASPIRA to empower Puerto Rican youth, and created other…

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