Board of Directors

 Erika Duncan   

Founder, Executive & Artistic Director, Herstory Writers Workshop

Laurel Janssen Breen, RN, PhD, CNE, Board Chair

Former Assistant Chair, Department of Nursing, St. Joseph's College

Ana M. Figueroa,Treasurer   

Policy Council & Volunteers Supervisor at LI Head Start

Rukhsana Ayyub

Former National Director for ChildFund  US Program 

Liena Gurevich, PhD

Associate Professor of Sociology & Criminology Program Director at Hofstra University

Stephen Marks

Professor of Health and Human Rights at Harvard University

Joseph Page

Constituent Liason for Council Member Karen Koslowitz

Heather Passmore
RN, BSN, CLNC, CCM, CLTC and Financial Mentor

Adrián Pérez-Melgosa
Director of Graduate Studies & Humanities Institute at Stony Brook University

Eileen Ryan, Esq. 

Berkman, Henoch, Peterson, Peddy & Fenchel, PC

Jacqueline Thomas

School Transformation Facilitator at Hempstead High School

Devin Thornburg 

Professor of Education at Adelphi University