TEAM
The  Black Equity Collective team brings decades of combined experience in nonprofit management, community engagement, field building, philanthropy, and research. We work to advance the mission of the Black Equity Collective by normalizing a culture of trust, collaboration, mutual respect and shared accountability among our network of partners. We are committed to building a future where Black organizations, families and communities thrive.  
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Kaci Patterson
 

 

Founder and 

Chief Architect

Laresha Franks 
 
Senior Leader,
Organizational Development and Strategic Partnerships

London Jones, 
 
Leader,
Network Engagement 

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Brittney Miller 

Director of
Philanthropy

Candice McKinnon 

Senior Leader, 
Evaluation and
Learning

Miaya May

Program
Coordinator

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Michele Woodson

Fiscal Manager

Gloria Coulanges

Marketing and
Engagement
Consultant

Dr. Ange-Marie
Hancock Alfaro


Research 
Partner