Arthur H. Barnes

President & CEO

New York Urban Coalition


Hon. Dr. James R. Dumpson

Commissioner of the New York City Department of Welfare (Dean of the Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University;  Chairman of the Board of the Health and Hospitals Corporation)


Jane Edwards

Executive Director

Harlem Dowling


Livingston S. Francis

Senior Vice President

The Greater New York Fund (Executive Director of Associated Black Charities and Board Chair of, North General Hospital)


Solomon Goodrich

Executive Director

Southern Queens Park Association


Joseph Jenkins

Executive Director

United Neighborhood Houses


Horace W. Morris

President & CEO

The New York Urban League (President & CEO of The Greater New York Fund, then Senior Fellow of the United Way of NYC, Board Chair, Human Services Council)

John Patterson

President & CEO

Southern Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SOBRO)


Rev. Calvin O. Pressley

Executive Director

Opportunities Industrial Corporation (then Executive Director of NYC Mission Society, Founder Atlanta University Faith Training Center)


Morton Rogers

Executive Director

Spence Chapin

T. George Silcott

Executive Director

Forestdale Neighborhood House