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Community Engagement Core: Stakeholder Advocacy Board

The Stakeholder Advocacy Board (SAB) serves to strengthen dialogue and interaction between the M-LEEAD Center and community stakeholders, to ensure understanding by Center researchers of community and policy needs, and to ensure effective dissemination of research in appropriate venues. This group meets quarterly, and is made up of community leaders with extensive experience in collaborative engagement in the development and translation of knowledge, building on community strengths and resources, facilitation of co-learning and capacity building, and dissemination of research findings to all partners.

Current Members

Ricky Ackerman
Eastside Community Network
Chip Amoe
Henry Ford Health System
Laprisha Daniels
Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice
Yolanda Hill-Ashford
Detroit Department of Health
Brenda Jegede
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Erma Leaphart
Sierra Club
Monica Lewis-Patrick
We the People of Detroit
Angela Reyes
Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
Kathryn Savoie
Ecology Center
Dr. Felix Valbuena
CHASS Center
Donele Wilkins
Green Door Initiative
Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition