Board of Directors

Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr.

Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr.

Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr.

Bernard LaFayette, Jr. has been a Civil Rights Movement activist, minister, educator, lecturer, and is an authority on the strategy on nonviolent social change.

Krystal Hardy Allen

Krystal Hardy Allen

Board Member

Founder & CEO of K. Allen Consulting™, a doctoral candidate at Columbia University

Kate Bulls LaFayette

Kate Bulls LaFayette

Board Member

Master Degree in Education

Raji Gourdine

Raji Gourdine

Board Member

Graduated from Troy University of Montgomery in 1994 with a degree in Counseling and pursued Doctorial studies at Walden University.

Elliott Smith

Elliott Smith

Board Member

Elliott is the great grand-nephew of civil rights matriarch Amelia Boynton, lead strategist in the Selma Voting Rights Campaign who was beaten unconscious on the Edmund Pettus Bridge for the right to vote.

Michele Alexandre

Michele Alexandre

Board Member

Ebony Magazine's Top 100 influential African Americans of 2013

Connie Blunden

Connie Blunden

Board Member
Level 3 Trainer

Director of Global Initiatives at Greenwich Academy

Martha Morgan

Martha Morgan

Board Member

Professor Emerita of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law

Senator Malika Sanders-Fortier

Senator Malika Sanders-Fortier

Board Member

"I was born in a time of protest, when civil rights leaders would sleep in our house—as many as 50 or 100 curled up right there on the floor,"