“Love from the center of who you are” – Anton Flores-Maisonet


Love from the center of who you are; don’t fake it. Run for dear life from evil; hold on for dear life to good. (Romans 12:9 MSG)

Most of us spend most our lives hiding behind masks of fear and shame. But that’s not who we are, and definitely not who we were created to be. We can love from the center of who we are because love is at the center of who we are.


Anton Flores-Maisonet is co-founder of Casa Alterna, a hospitality house in Georgia devoted to faithful acts of mercy and justice alongside its Latinx neighbors. Casa Alterna serves as a hub for connecting and empowering neighbors via tutoring, community organizing, and popular education.

Because of Anton’s prophetic advocacy and tireless solidarity, he has been honored by two Spanish-language Atlanta-based newspapers as their respective “Person of the Year”. Additionally, Alterna was named “Organization of the Year” by Mundo Hispánico, the largest Spanish-language newspaper in Atlanta.

Anton Flores-Maisonet holds degrees in social work from Georgia State University and the University of Georgia.