Members of the 2007-2008 Children and Family Fellowship

Posted March 30, 2007, By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Above: (front) Tyronda Minter, Tony Thurmond, Karen Baynes-Dunning, Juanita Valdez-Cox, Marian Urquilla, Robin Brule; (middle) Steven McCullough, Fred Blackwell, Alice Shobe, Dana Jackson, Chris McInnish, Rafael Lopez; (back) Anne Williams-Isom, Vinodh Kutty, Daniel Cardinali, Douglas Ammar

As part of the seventh class of the Children and Family Fellowship, the following community leaders are working toward system reforms that help kids and families:

Douglas Ammar
Executive Director
Georgia Justice Project
Atlanta, GA

Karen Baynes
Associate Director for Governmental Services
Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Fred Blackwell
Director
San Francisco Office of Community Development
San Francisco, CA

Robin Brule
Executive Director
Central New Mexico College Foundation
Albuquerque, NM

Daniel Cardinali
President
Communities in Schools
Arlington, VA

Dana Jackson
Coordinator
Making Connections Initiative
Louisville, KY

Vinodh Kutty
Coordinator
Hennepin County Office of Multi-Cultural Services
Minneapolis, MN

Rafael Lopez
Executive Director
Commission for Children, Youth, and Families 
Los Angeles, CA

Steven McCollough
President and CEO
Bethel New Life, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Chris McInnish
Deputy Commissioner
Alabama Department of Children’s Affairs
Montgomery, AL

Tyronda Minter
Program Director
Metropolitan Youth Opportunities Initiative 
Atlanta, GA

Alice Shobe
Director
Sound Families Initiative
Seattle, WA

Tony Thurmond
Director
Beyond Emancipation
Oakland, CA

Marian Urquilla
Director
Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative 
Washington, DC

Juanita Valdez-Cox
Director
La Union del Pueblo Entero
San Juan, TX

Anne Williams-Isom
Deputy Commissioner 
New York City Administration for Children’s Services
New York, NY

Download the 2007-08 Children and Family Fellowship Brochure with Participant Profiles