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Brenda M. Greene, Ph.D
Founder and Executive Director
Professor of English, Medgar Evers College, CUNY
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Donna O. Hill
Interim Director, Literary Programs
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Amber Magruder
Director, Operations
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Charlotte E. Hunter
Director, Development and External Affairs
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April R. Silver
Director, Communications and Marketing
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Lea Byrd
Manager, Communications and Marketing
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Cathie Wright-Lewis
Program Director, Re-Envisioning Our Lives through Literature (ROLL)
wrightlewis [at]

Eisa Nefertari Ulen
Coordinator, Dr. Edith Rock Writing Workshop for Elders
elders [at]


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