Stakeholders/Participants “On the Road to Freedom…”

June 9, 2008 at 1:54 pm (Uncategorized)

On the Road to Freedom: African American Heritage in Rhode Island
Stakeholders/Participants by Category – as of 5/08

State/Municipal/National/Community/Independent Affiliates
Mary-Kim Arnold, ED, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (RICH)
Chuck Arning, National Park Service
Toby Ayers, RICJ
Mark Brodeur, Economic Development Council – RI Tourism
Rita Cidre, Membership Director, WRNI
Ann Clanton, RICJ
Risa Gilpin, Program Director, RICH
Patti Horton, DARE
SueEllen Kroll, Program Director, RICH
Dennis Langley, ED Urban League, Providence
Kathryn Larsen, RIPBS
Peter Lee, ED, John Hope Settlement, Providence
Amanda Frye Leinhos ED, Martin Luther King Center, Newport
Lynne McCormack, Arts, Culture, Tourism, City of Providence
Cliff Monteiro, NAACP Providence
Joe O’Connor, General Manager, WRNI
Charles Roberts, ED, First Night Newport
Edward Sanderson, ED RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission
Keith Stokes, Director, Newport Chamber of Commerce
Katrina White, EDC – RI Tourism

Museums/Libraries/Historical Societies
Linda Avant-Deishinni, Haffenreffer Museum
Christina Bevilacqua, Program/Membership Director, The Providence Athenaeum
Kathy Ellen Bullard, Providence Public Library
Jim Connell, Linden Place
Betty Fitzgerald, RI Collection Librarian, Providence Public Library
Morgan Grefe, Director of Education/Public Programs RI Historical Society
Geralyn Hoffman, Haffenreffer Museum
Kathleen McAreavey, Providence Preservation Society RI
Lisa Miller, Program Director, Providence Public Library
Francine Murphy-Brillon, Slater Mill
Charles Newton, Chair, RIBHS
Carol Palmer, Board, Smith’s Castle
Rick Ring, Special Collections, Providence Public Library
Mary Spotts, Redwood Library
Gwenn Stearn, RI State Archives
Ruth S. Taylor, ED, Newport Historical Society
Edward Widmer, Director, John Carter Brown Library, Brown U.

Religious Organizations
Carl Balark, Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Providence
Rev. Dr. David Mitchell, senior pastor, Congdon St. Baptist Church
Rev. Jeffrey Williams, Senior Pastor, Cathedral of Life Christian Assembly

Colleges/Universities/Education Associates
Karen Allen Baxter, Rites & Reasons Theatre, Brown U.
Julian Bonder, Architecture, Roger Williams University
Aaron Bruce, Director, Unity Center, Rhode Island College
Jim Campbell, Brown U.
Tehani Collazo, Director of Education Outreach, Brown U.
Susan Graseck, Choices Program, Brown U.
Mollie Hackett, Professional Development, Choices Program, Brown U.
Barry Marshall, Moses Brown
Don Mays, Multicultural Center Roger Williams U.
Jillian McGuire, Outreach, Choices Program, Brown U.
Karen McLaurin-Chesson, Dean, Third World Center, Brown U.
Annie Valk, Associate Director, JNBC Brown U.
Melvin Wade, Multicultural Center URI

Nehassiau de Gannes, playwright, poet, actress
Tony Estrella, Artistic Director, Gamm Theatre
Barnaby Evans, Waterfire
Jon and Ghislaine Mahone, Just a Step Productions – In House Free Style
Bernadette and Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, Director, Mixed Magic Theatre
Michaelle Saintil, Assistant to Artistic Director, Providence Black Rep Co.
Micah Salkind, Director Public Programs, Providence Black Rep Co.
Megan Sandberg-Zakian, Associate Director, Providence Black Rep Co.
Yvonne Seggerman, E.D. Gamm Theatre
Valerie Tutson, ED RI Black Storytellers

Independent Scholars/Interested Individuals
Anne Edmonds Clanton, Covenant with Black America
Regina Clements, President, State of Blacks in RI
Reza Corinne Clifton, Freelance Journalist,
Linda Cline, African American heritage tours
Kathy Devlin, JNBC, Brown U.
Rodrick Echols, Theologian, BU
Stephanie Fortunato, JNBC, Brown U.
Rochelle Lee, Bates & Hall
Joanne Pope Melish, History/Slavery in RI, U. of Kentucky
Harold Metts, RI State Senator
Lyra Monteiro, JNBC, Brown U.
Leah Nahmias, JNBC, Brown U.
Ray Rickman, President, Rickman Group
Ahni Rocheleau, Founder, Spaces for Peace
Seth Rockman, History, Brown U.
Lamin Sarr, President, Sarr Consulting Group
Theresa Guzman Stokes, scholar, Newport
Walter Stone, Attorney, Adler, Pollack, & Sheehan
Joaquina Bela Teixeira, scholar
Jim Vincent, RI Housing
Peter Wells, Publisher, The Providence American

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