Melvin Delgado is a professor at Boston University School of Social Work. He is the former Chair of Macro Practice. Dr. Delgado has forty years of practice, research, and scholarship focused on urban population groups, with the Latino community being a specific focus. Born and raised in New York City (South Bronx), he is bilingual and bicultural, and has focused his professional and academic career on developing urban-based outreach, research, and service delivery models stressing participatory democratic principles, and tapping cultural strengths and community assets. Dr. Delgado has addressed a variety of social issues and needs, and published numerous articles and thirty books on urban community practice topics. He is currently the series editor of Social Justice and Youth Community Practice.
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