Management Team

**Founder/Executive Director ~ La'Shunda Williams, MS

*Director of Operations ~ Isa Jones 

Director of Community Affairs ~ Cynthia Baisden, BS

Director of Planning/Marketing ~ Yvonne Stewart

Leadership Team

Performing Arts Director ~ LaKisha Henry

Fundraising Director ~Dwana McCoy

Program Director GHLA ~ Edward Brown III

GHLA Executive Assistant ~ Shenell Benjamin

*PDE Head Coach ~ Natalie Ruff

*Assistant Coach - Helen Green

*CPR/First Aid Certified

**Youth Mental Health Certified 

"We are Shaping young kids to be Leaders in their communities and also to be healthier" ~ Author: Brandi Chastain 

Left-to-Right: Dameris Kates, Yvonne Stewart, & La'Shunda Williams

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