Manager of Engagement & Social Innovation, Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood
A former Promise Ambassador who has been a staff member for eight years, Dawn is the eyes & ears of Promise among residents in the community. In this role, she leads the Promise Ambassador program. Her collaborative work in projects to establish digital equity, engage resilient young people and seek beauty in community art projects make her invaluable to the Promise movement.
Dawn is integral in leading and supporting key neighborhood activities and programs and finding new and innovative ways to engage communities impacted by health, racial and socio-economic inequities.
Dawn was formerly a teacher in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, and she is a Stokes Fellow in the Cleveland Leadership Center’s Advanced Leadership Institute. Dawn recently completed a master’s degree in Diversity Management and Inclusion Leadership from Cleveland State University in the program’s first graduate class.