Our Family & Friends

Photo by Michael Palma Mir

Photo by Michael Palma Mir

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

NEVAH ASSANG
Senior Vice President of Cultural and Community Relations, NYC & Company

ELLEN BAXTER, President
Founder and Executive Director, Broadway Housing Communities 

NEIL BHARGAVA, Secretary & Treasurer
Management Consulting Executive, Accenture

MATTHEW BLOOM, Vice President
Chief Financial Officer, West Side Montessori School

MARIE DUTTON BROWN
Literary Agent, Marie Brown Associates

DEREK FORDJOUR
Visual Artist

FEMI KUSIMO
Vice President, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

PRINCESS V. LYLES
Executive Director, Democracy Builders

GEORGINA NGOZI
Executive Director, Bastrop County Historical Society Museum & Visitor Center

JULISSA REYNOSO
Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP

SHERI SANDLER
President & Director, Reba Judith Sandler Foundation

STEVE SEIDEL
Patricia Bauman & John Landrum Bryant Chair in Arts in Education and Director of the Arts in Education Program, Harvard University

 

ADVISORY BOARD

DEBORAH CULLEN-MORALES
Director & Chief Curator, The Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University

JANE REISS
Marketing Strategist, Grey New York

ANA-OFELIA RODRIGUEZ
Director of Community Development, Broadway Housing Communities

RAMONA ROOPNARINE
Vice President of Marketing, NYC & Company

LOWERY STOKES SIMS
Curator Emerita, Museum of Arts and Design 

ROCIO ARANDA-ALVARADO
Curator, El Museo del Barrio

NATACHA BLANCHET
Independent Museum Education Consultant

GONZALO CASALS
Executive Director, Leslie-Lohman Museum 

BRYAN COLLIER
Children’s Book Author & Illustrator 

LISA CORTES
Independent Film & Music Producer

FELIPE A. FRANCO
Deputy Commissioner, Division of Youth & Family Justice, NYC Administration for Children Services

LORI KORCHEK
Advertising Creative Director, Publicis North America

 

PARTNERS

Aperture Foundation•Bank Street College of Education•Broadway Housing Communities•Children's Museum of the Arts•Cool Culture•Cre8tive YouTH*nk•Dance Theater of Harlem•Dominican York Proyecto Grafica•Dorothy Day Early Childhood Center•El Museo del Barrio• Giraffe Path / Hike the Heights•Harlem Arts Alliance•Harlem Opera Theatre•Hispanic Society of America•Jose Limon Dance Foundation•La Casa Azul Bookstore•Lit World•Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders•No Longer Empty•Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance•PEN World Voices Festival•Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture•Sugar Hill Museum Preschool•Sweet Spot Festival•The City College of New York•The Laundromat Project•The People's Theater Project•The Studio Museum in Harlem•The Uni Project • Word Up Bookstore•Young Audiences