Meet Our Community Advisory Group
We asked community leaders in New York City to help us shape equitable partnerships with community-based organizations and those they serve.
Assistant Vice President for Programs, The Hispanic Federation
Bethsy helps develop and design HF programs and impact strategy and health policy priorities at the national level. Ms. Morales-Reid has a...
Director of Operation, Human Services Council of New York
Jason Wu joined the Human Services Council in July 2013. HSC works with over 170 member organizations to take collective action on concerns of public policy, economic trends...
Executive Director, The National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City
Matt Kudish is the Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City. NAMI-NYC is one of the largest NAMI affiliates...
Assistant Professor of World Christianity,
Director of Mentoring for Thriving in Ministry in the City (MTMC)
Wanda Lundy teaches classes in the area of World Christianity and directs the Seminary’s Eleanor Moody-Shepherd Resource Center for Women of Faith and the Mentoring for Thriving in Ministry in the City Mentoring Program.
Chief Program Officer, Comunilife
Dr. Beverly Raudales has been with Comunilife for eight years and currently serves as the Chief Program Officer. In this capacity, she is responsible for the successful...
Founder and Chief Operating Officer, I Am Perspective
Jo’rell is an international spoken word artist, poet, playwright, and author. In 2017 he co-created I Am Perspective, a social community platform serving the community through dialogue...
Senior Program Officer,
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Shimonah B. Israel is the Senior Program Officer of Field Excellence at Local Initiatives Support Corporation's National Office. In her role, she supports the community...
Director of Work Wellness, The HOPE Program
Elyssa Gersen is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and nationally Certified...
Executive Director, The HOPE Center
Dr. Lena L. Green is a clinical social worker, psychotherapist and fatherhood practitioner. She currently serves as the executive director of the HOPE Center, a community based...