Richaun N. Bunton, LSW, MSW
Managing Director, Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood
In her five years with the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, Richaun Bunton has formed deep connections with partners in areas of education, behavioral health, trauma-informed healing and community engagement. These relationships inform her leadership of related Promise initiatives, including early childhood education capacity, student transitions, post-secondary pathways and the Family Partners initiative. As managing director, Richaun maintains Promise leadership across key partners to develop shared goals, processes, measurement, activities and more in pursuit of collaboratively identified outcomes for Central families and children.
Before her work with Promise, Richaun was program manager for the Family and Community Engagement Office (FACE) at Cleveland Metropolitan School District for nearly a decade.
In addition to managing her career, dropping her oldest child off at college, and raising five children under age 7, Richaun recently completed a spiritual journey to become a High Priestess at Nu Aset Temple. She is an alumnus of Cleveland Bridge Builders 2020 and holds a master’s in social work from Cleveland State University.