The Equity Center, U.Va.

The Equity Center

A UVA Democracy Initiative center for the redress of inequity through community-engaged scholarship

 

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Leadership

Ben Allen

Executive Director
Damian Banks, Founder, Banks Collage
Local Steering Committee Member, Youth Education Pipeline
Shantall Bingham, Program Director, Charlottesville Food Justice Network at City Schoolyard Garden
Local Steering Committee Member, Institutional Inequality
Zyahna Bryant
Research Associate, Youth Education Pipeline
Michele Claibourn
Director of Equitable Analysis
Faculty Director, Design Justice
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Faculty Director, Youth Education Pipeline
Daniel Fairley
Local Steering Committee, Youth Education Pipeline
Don Gathers

Don Gathers

Local Steering Committee Member, Ground Theory of Structural Racism
Bonnie Gordon
Faculty Director, Community Engaged Scholarship

 

 
Charlene Green

Charlene Green

Local Steering Committee Member, Democratization of Data
Joy Johnson

Joy Johnson

Local Steering Committee Member, Community Research Review Board

Sherica Jones - Lewis

Director of Community Research
Nadiya Khaydari

Nadiya Khaydari

JMU Undergraduate Intern, Youth Education Pipeline
Susan Kools, PhD, RN, FAAN, Madge M. Jones Professor in Nursing and Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion
Faculty Director, Institutional Inequality
Kelly Kossi

Kelly Kossi

George Mason University Undergraduate Intern, Youth Education Pipeline
Dayna Matthew, Director, The Equity Center, and UVA Professor of Law
National Advisory Committee, Equity Center Co Founder

Sarah Medley

Grant Writer/ Advancement Officer
Leah Puryear

Leah Puryear

Local Steering Committee Member, Youth Education Pipeline
Sophie Trawalter, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC POLICY AND PSYCHOLOGY
Faculty Director, Grounded Theory of Structural Racism
Karen Waters-Wicks

Karen Waters-Wicks

Local Steering Committee Member and National Advisory Board Member, Community Research Review Board
B. Cameron Webb, MD, JD
Faculty Director
Barbara Brown Wilson
Faculty Director of the Equity Center
Tamara Wright

Tamara Wright

Local Steering Committee Member, Youth Education Pipeline
Erika Viccellio
Local Steering Committee Member, Democratization of Data

Isabel Vargas

Doctoral Fellow, School of Education, Youth Education Pipeline
Camille Burnett

Camille Burnett

Founding Faculty Member

Chase Dawson

Summer Data Fellow, Democratization of Data

Bremen Donovan

Sound Justice Lab Postdoctoral Research Associate

Jacob Goldstein-Greenword

Summer Data Fellow, Democratization of Data

Khalila Karefa-Kargbo

Summer Data Fellow, Democratization of Data

Maya Koehn-Wu

Research Associate, Civic and Community Engagement

Lee LeBoeuf

Summer Data Fellow, Democratization of Data

Marisa Lemma

Summer Data Fellow, Democratization of Data

Helena Lindsay

Summer Data Fellow, Democratization of Data

Andrew Miller

Graduate Research Assistant for Youth Education Pipeline Programming
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Lucy Montalvo

Project Manager

Tolu Odukoya

Summer Data Fellow, Democratization of Data
Michael Salguerio

Michael Salgueiro

Research Programs Manager
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Michelle Walton-Hawthorne

Finance Generalist