Angela Glover Blackwell
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
For general or scheduling inquiries contact Executive Assistant Michelle Johnson at 510-663-4303.
For media inquiries contact Janet Dickerson at 212-502-6494.
A national leader for social justice and equity, Ms. Blackwell seeks to strengthen America by creating stronger low-income communities and communities of color. A former senior vice president at the Rockefeller Foundation, she has appeared on Nightline, PBS’s NOW, and is a frequent commentator on public radio’s Marketplace and The Tavis Smiley Show. She has also been featured on the opinion pages of The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle.
Howard University, B.A., sociology
University of California–Berkeley, Boalt Hall, J.D.
Selected Articles, Publications, and Media Appearances
The Covenant with Black America, collaborator with Tavis Smiley (Third World Press, 2006). Chapter title: “Ensuring Broad Access to Affordable Neighborhoods.”
Featured Speaker, Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?, Four-part PBS Documentary, 2008.