Initiative

The American Express Leadership Academy at CBMA: Building Beloved Community Leadership

The American Express Leadership Academy at CBMA: Building Beloved Community Leadership

Initiative Overview

2019 Fellows

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Jennifer Mahn

Detroit

Director of Support Services and Network Coordination, Health Emergency Lifeline Programs (HELP)

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J. Nicholas Williams

Oakland

Director , City of Oakland Parks, Recreation and Youth Development (OPRYD)

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Kelvin Lyons, Jr.

Baltimore

Founder and Community Organizer

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Kimberly N. Vann, Esq.

Detroit

President and CEO, VIP Mentoring

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LaToya Whitlock

Louisville

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Decode Project

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Dr. Lionel Smith

Baltimore

Research Associate, Center on Sentencing and Corrections at the Vera Institute of Justice

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Rev. Mark Gaskins

Oakland

Co-Founder, The Village Method (TVM)

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Olafemi B. Akintunde

Oakland

Educator, Radical Healing Trainer, Flourish Agenda Inc.

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Rasheed Shabazz

Oakland

Coordinator, Oakland Voices Program, Maynard Institute for Journalism Education

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Richard Grundy

Detroit

Co-Founder, JOURNi

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Tiaira Robinson

Tiaira Robinson

Baltimore

Educator; Mentor and Fundraising Officer, I AM MENtality Youth Male Empowerment Project

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Timothy "Paule" Jackson

Detroit

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Detroit Hives

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Wendy Camilla Blackwell

Baltimore

Senior Manager of the Practitioner’s Leadership Institute (PLI) , Center for Urban Families (CFUF)

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Pastor John Daniels

Milwaukee

Founder, ALIVE Inc.

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Antonio L. McCoy

Greensboro

Board Chair, Shield Mentor Program

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Betsy McGinnity

Milwaukee

Educator; Board Member, McGinnity Family Foundation

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Chris Rasheed

Louisville

Educator, WEB Dubois Academy

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Christopher Faison

Greensboro

Coordinator, UNC Men of Color Engagement

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Eric Jamison

Eric Jamison II

Baltimore

Executive Director and Co-founder, Rising Over Standards and Excelling, (ROSE) Inc.

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Geno Gresham

Detroit

Founder and CEO, Protect Detroit’s Future

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Jasmin L. Spain

Greensboro

Assistant Vice President of Student Development & Community Standards , Pitt Community College

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Dom Portis

Dom Portis

Milwaukee

Community School Coordinator, Bradley Tech & Trade High School

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Benjamin A. Johnson

Louisville

Assistant Director of Recreation, City of Louisville Parks and Recreation

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Amanda Brooks

Amanda L. Brooks

Milwaukee

Coordinator of Student Life, Milwaukee Area Technical College

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