Arturo Natella, Founder of Amaru
Arturo Natella is the founder of Amaru and the sole curator of the Amaru Jobs List. Amaru dismantles persistent economic and political disparities by connecting people of color to wealth-building jobs. Before Amaru, Arturo developed the Massachusetts Clean Energy Internship Program at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, and grew the program to a robust $1.5 million workforce development program. Arturo connected diverse young people to paying clean energy internships throughout Massachusetts.
Arturo went on to work for Assistant Vice Chair of Ways and Means, Liz Malia. There, he advised and advance legislative priorities pertaining to workforce development. Arturo was the Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Democratic Party Affirmative Action Outreach Committee and aided in the development of the Party's CoC outreach strategy.
Arturo is now the Director of Communications at Boston's Mayor's Office of Health and Human Services. Arturo oversees the communications operations and guides the communications strategy of ten departments that address issues such as youth employment, recovery, immigration, and food insecurity.