Luis Cabán is Executive Director of SINA, a neighborhood development organization undertaking a $175-million revitalization initiative called Cityscape;a national prototype of comprehensive urban renewal in Hartford’s Frog
Hollow, Barry Square and South Green neighborhoods. Luis developed the Cityscape strategic plan in 1996 which encompasses housing, community safety, economic and workforce development, and community life and education.
Over the last 30 years Luis has been a senior executive with national organizations as well as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; he has provided community development services to government and nonprofit agencies in 14 states and Puerto Rico. Luis has addressed the: American Bar Association, United States Conference of Mayors and the National Association of Counties. He has been invited to guest lecture at numerous institutions including Columbia University, University of Massachusetts, and Princeton University and has twice testified before the United States Congress on both housing and voting rights legislation. Luis is listed in "Who's Who Among Hispanic Americans."
Luis has been recognized for his work and contributions to community by local
and national organizations in various states. In 2001 he received the distinguished Cesar E. Chavez Community Service Award conferred by the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute.