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Nadia Owusu 

Nadia leads Living Cities' racial equity and inclusion, knowledge management, and research portfolios.

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JaNay Queen Nazaire 

Dr. JaNay Queen Nazaire is a leader, collaborator, and bridge-builder with a fierce belief in the right of all people to live their best possible life.

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Jeff Raderstrong 

Jeff supports Living Cities’ learning process to capture and share what works to get dramatically better results for low-income people, faster.

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Elizabeth Reynoso 

Elizabeth is Associate Director of Public Sector Innovation. She works on the development of public sector strategies to foster promising public practices and accelerate the uptake of innovation across the country.

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Alyssa Smaldino 

Alyssa Smaldino is Senior Associate at Living Cities, where she manages projects that advance inclusive economic growth and racial equity in service of closing racial wealth gaps in US cities.

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Joan Springs 

Joan’s role as Associate, Grants, Contracts and Events Management, allows her to lend her expertise in each of these areas to support our project teams and assist our cohorts in achieving their outcomes.

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Esther Sullivan 

Esther Mensah-Sullivan joined Living Cities in September 2016 with over 10 years of experience in accounting and finance.

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Ellen Ward 

Ellen spearheads board and member relations, pursues new relationships with funders, governmental organizations and private sector organizations, and oversees the launch of new projects and special initiatives that address emerging gaps in the field…

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Marlon Williams 

Marlon works on the Integration Initiative and other special projects that create more equitable and inclusive cities. He works to implement, test and spread strategies that create collaborations across sectors in service of greater collective impac…

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Norris Williams 

Norris provides project management, knowledge, operations, strategic, and convening support for Living Cities projects that test economic development models which leverage local government, business, public charity, private foundation, and impact in…

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Shammara Wright 

Shammara serves as a Senior Associate at Living Cities where she helps guide staff and members to work together to achieve racial equity outcomes, and helps to measure the impact their collaboration makes.