Born and raised in New York City, Ramon Morillo is an Independent Film Producer and longtime Harlem resident. Ramon has traveled the world working on films and helping others make films and documentaries. Mr. Morillo has helped with over 200 Indy films.
In 2018, Mr. Morillo began volunteering his professional services to help P.A.’L.A.N.T.E. Harlem, a tenant and affordable housing advocacy organization, document the unjust property deed theft of black and brown families. He has also helped dozens of other nonprofits in the New York City area highlight their fight for social justice.
At the start of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, Mr. Morillo began to dedicate his time to help address the economic fallout and food insecurity that remain particularly prevalent among low income Black and Latino communities. Ramon has been assisting food pantries in Harlem and helped create a weekly food program (Bodega Friday) for P.A.’L.A.N.T.E. Harlem in partnership with 9 Million Reasons and local elected officials in West Harlem and sits on the Board of P.A.’L.A.N.T.E. Harlem.