Natasha Cherry-Perez Helps New York's Children Attend High Quality Schools

Driven by the challenges she experienced in her daughter’s school search and the deep desire to help children in her neighborhood succeed, Leaders of Color alum Natasha Cherry-Perez works to improve education outcomes for all of New York's children.

January 21, 2022
Leaders of Color Announces Departure of Vice President Mike Bland

Today, Leaders of Color announced that Mike Bland will step down from his role as Vice President of Leaders of Color. Mike will continue to serve the program in an advisory capacity. Amber Davis-Prince, who currently serves as the Deputy Director of Program Operations, will lead the Leaders of Color program following Mike’s departure. 

January 21, 2022
Alum Jason Sharif Builds Community in Memphis, TN

Leaders of Color alum Jason Sharif founded RESPECT the Haven CDC to serve the Whitehaven community in Memphis and remove those barriers to success. 

January 21, 2022
Leaders of Color Fight for Equitable Voting Maps in Louisiana

In January 2024, the Louisiana state legislature approved a new congressional voting map that includes two majority-Black districts. We are proud of the Leaders of Color who played a part in this decision. Learn more about the work from State Representative and Leaders of Color alum Vanessa Caston LaFleur.

January 21, 2022

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