Marcus F. Walton

Posted on September 28, 2015

  Marcus F. Walton is the chief operating officer for ABFE,where he works to build and reinforce its infrastructure to execute the mission of promoting effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities. As director of programs, he was responsible for the…

Dominic Moulden

Posted on September 3, 2015

A native of East Baltimore, Dominic Moulden has extensive experience in community organizing and affordable housing development. He has been the Resource Organizer for Organizing Neighborhood Equity – ONE DC (and its predecessor Manna Community Development Corporation) since 1997. Throughout…

Charlene Sinclair

Posted on May 28, 2015

Charlene Sinclair is the founding director of the Center for Race, Religion and Economic Democracy (C-RRED) and the program coordinator for the Interfaith Organizing Initiative. Previously, she served as program director for Engaging the Powers at Union Theological Seminary and…

Rob Robinson

Posted on March 19, 2015

Rob Robinson is a member of the Leadership Committee of the Take Back the Land movement and a staff volunteer at the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI). After losing his job in 2001, he spent two years homeless…

Kira Shepherd

Posted on March 6, 2015

Kira Shepherd is the executive director at The Black Institute. Prior to becoming the Executive Director, Kira served as the Director of Campaigns and Organizing for TBI. In this role, she led the organization’s immigrant rights, low-wage worker and economic…

Jennifer Epps Addison

Posted on January 22, 2015

A leader with deep roots in Wisconsin, Jennifer has nearly 15 years of organizing experience and a history of playing an integral role in winning campaigns for paid sick days, in-state tuition for undocumented students, and community benefits. As Executive…

Eric Walker

Posted on January 15, 2015

Eric Walker is a Co-Founder of People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH) Buffalo, a membership-based community organization fighting to make affordable housing a reality on Buffalo’s West Side. He has worked to put Buffalo’s grassroots community on the “green” map,…

Zakiyah Ansari

Posted on December 18, 2014

Zakiyah Ansari is the Advocacy Director with the New York State Alliance for Quality Education (AQE) the leading statewide organization that has been working to fight for educational equity for the last 14 years. Zakiyah is one of the co-initiators…

DeAngelo Bester

Posted on December 12, 2014

DeAngelo has worked as both a community and labor organizer for over 10 years. He has led local, state, and national organizing campaigns that advanced racial justice around issues such as educational equity, preservation and expansion of affordable housing, re-entry,…