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Stephanie has 15 years of nonprofit experience providing direct services for children and families who were victims of traumas including physical/sexual abuse, substance abuse, domestic violence, homelessness, and community violence.
In 2010, Stephanie founded the 501(c)3 organization, Black is the New Green (BNG). Under the persona Diva Ø, Stephanie led an environmentally focused social media movement anchored by live events. The goal of BNG was to increase the awareness and participation of African Americans in issues related to the environment and climate change. BNG made a significant impact turning awareness into environmental action in Baltimore City. In 2015, Stephanie partnered with Majora Carter and the U.S. Green Building Council to gift the Parks & People Foundation with a Green Workforce Development Center for their new Liberty Heights campus. Stephanie was a semifinalist for both the 2014 Echoing Green Climate Fellowship and the 2015 J.M. Kaplan Innovation Prize.
Stephanie is passionate about community involvement and regularly volunteers with the Baltimore Community ToolBank and the Maryland SPCA. Stephanie served on the Board of The 6th Branch from 2012-2014 where she founded the Engagement Committee to organize and serve as a resource for T6B volunteers.
Stephanie attended Washington State University for both her undergraduate and graduate studies. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Studies and her Master of Education in Counseling Psychology. Stephanie is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Village at Home
The mission of Village At Home is to build a supportive community for all ages, with an initial focus on providing activities and services for older adults, persons with disabilities, and persons with temporary illnesses and conditions so that they may have the practical means and the confidence to live full lives in their homes and neighborhoods.
The Maryland SPCA is an independent nonprofit with a mission to improve the lives of pets and people. MDSPCA is dedicated to helping both pets and people and to saving the lives of animals in the community.
Baltimore Community ToolBank
The Baltimore Community ToolBank stewards an impressive inventory of tools to strengthen and celebrate our shared community. The heart of the ToolBank is the tool lending program. Qualifying partner organizations have year-round access to their inventory of tools and equipment for a nominal fee. ToolBank tools are only available to organizations whose work benefits our shared community.
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