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For Social & Community Change

Every community deserves to be healthy, safe and vibrant

Certified Minority & Women Owned Business by the State of New Jersey.

ALTA Impact Partners is a consulting firm dedicated to positive social and community change.

We value community-driven work grounded on equity, policy, systems and environmental change. Everyone benefits when residents and decision-makers are engaged together in the process of improving community conditions. 

We help clients plan, implement and measure initiatives that make communities healthy, safe and vibrant.

Areas of Expertise

Health Equity | Population Health | Social Determinants of Health | Authentic Community Engagement & Power Building | Community Development |


Strategic Planning

Supporting clients through the process of establishing a new organizational direction. 

Program Design & Implementation

Co-Creating the infrastructure of an initiative from its inception to the implementation stage. 

Project Management

Helping efforts needing execution and implementation with specific goals and time frame.

Technical Assistance

Providing structural and facilitated guidance grounded on equity, policy, systems and environmental change.

Other services include:

Conference Planning | Meeting Facilitation |

Grant Writing | Basic Graphic Design 

Valeria Galarza


With over 20 years of public health and non-profit experience, Valeria ‘Val’ exemplifies the necessary community-driven leadership for building health communities. Born and raised in New Jersey and a product of immigrants from the Dominican Republic and El Salvador, Valeria knows personally the challenges of growing up in a low-income community with limited resources. It has been her mission to advocate, spearhead and help in efforts that improve communities and help families thrive.

Valeria’s career has primarily focused on helping with efforts in the rising of Camden, New Jersey, where she held leadership roles at the YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties and Cooper’s Ferry Partnership. For 10 years, Valeria provided leadership to the New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids and Get Healthy Camden initiatives, a collaborative of multiple-sector partners seeking to advance policy, systems and environmental changes that create equity and sustainability for a healthier Camden. Her advocacy for community improvement covered multiple elements, or Social Determinants of Health, that impact everyday lives of Camden residents such as advancing school wellness, increasing access to open space for physical activity, expanding opportunities to address food insecurity, developing plans for improving access to transportation and addressing workforce development opportunities for the under- and unemployed, all of which was equity-centered. As a community coach for the New Jersey Healthy Communities Network, a state-wide funding network of coaching for improving communities, Valeria provided formal technical assistance to other New Jersey communities that have started to implement similar efforts across her home state.   

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