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Kimalon Dixon
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:46 am
Senior Project Director Cleveland Purpose Built Communities FOCUS The Buckeye and Grenville neighborhoods of Cleveland, Ohio, are located at the intersection of opportunity and challenge. Each community has its own cultural richness, history, and assets, yet both have significant health, economic, and educational disparities. My focus is to listen to the community’s voice to inform… View Article
Danielle Howa Pendergrass
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:35 am
DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC Eastern Utah Women’s Health, LLC FOCUS Settled by immigrants, Carbon County, Utah, once boasted 54 different nationalities that worked together in coal mines and on the railroads to build our industrial community. Like many rural communities, Carbon County is disproportionally affected by health disparities, economic instability, and inequitable opportunity. In honoring our… View Article
Anzia Bennett
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:09 am
Executive Director Three Sisters Kitchen FOCUS Anzia Bennett is the Director of Three Sisters Kitchen, a community food space in the heart of downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, that utilizes the love and power of local food to create economic opportunity, improve community health, and bring people together around the table. She loves to cook, but… View Article
Twyla Baker
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:03 am
President Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College FOCUS Twyla Baker lives and works on her ancestral homelands on the Fort Berthold Indian reservation in northwest North Dakota. She is the President of Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, the Tribally chartered college of the Three Affiliated Tribes. Twyla’s work touches a broad swath of her home reservation, and serves… View Article
Stanley Andrisse
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:01 am
Executive Director From Prison Cells to PhD, Inc. FOCUS The U.S. incarcerates more people than any other country in the world (2.3 million people with an additional 4.7 million under supervision, with 70 percent being people-of-color). Obtaining higher education reduced the rate of returning to prison by 43 percent and was 4 to 5 times… View Article
Carlene Davis
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:31 pm
Carlene Davis, Co-Founder and Southern California Director Sistahs Aging with Grace & Elegance FOCUS They say that “Black don’t crack”, but we recognize that Black women’s resistance, resilience, and brilliance belies the cumulative toll of cradle-to-grave educational, social, economic, and housing inequities that shape our lived experiences. Sistahs Aging with Grace & Elegance (SAGE) is… View Article

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