The WDN Leaders

We are a group of people who believe in the mission and work of WDN. We proudly take on the responsibility of the Events Team, Justice Leadership Team, Youth Justice Leadership Team, and Trainings Leadership Team.

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Ama Yawson  (she/her/her)

Leader on Trainings Team

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Adesuwa Obasohan (she/her/hers)

Partner-National Committee of Negro Women - Suffolk Section  and WDN Justice Team Chair

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Barbara Beatus-Vegh (she/her/hers)

WDN Supporter

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Carole Benjamin

(she/her/hers)

Leader on

Justice and Events Team

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Christine Keller (she/her/her)

Partner on Youth Justice Team

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Dana Garcia (she/her/hers)

WDN Supporter

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Deena Hadhoud (she/her/hers)

Partner on Justice Team

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Dena Spanos

(she/her/hers)

Leader on 

Justice Team

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El Schneider

(they/them/theirs)

Leader on Engagement Team

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Eugenia Woods (she/her/hers)

Leader

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Hughette Clark 

(she/her/hers)

Leader for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Sigma Psi Omega Chapter and WDN Justice Team

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Jenna Kern -Rugile

(she/her/hers)

Leader

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Jillian Gibson

(she/her/hers)

Supporter on Trainings Team

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Josephine Hall

(she/her/hers)

Supporter on Youth Justice

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Laura Jacobson

(she/her/hers)

Leader on Justice and Engagement Team

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Lauren LaMagna

(she/her/hers/

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Leader for Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic and WDN Justice Team

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Leah Richberg

(she/her/hers)

Supporter on Justice Team

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Leisha Cason

(she/her/hers)

Leader on Trainings Team

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Livia Polise

(she/her/hers)

Leader

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MelRose Corley

(she/her/hers)

Leader for EOC of Nassau County, Inc, and WDN Justice Team

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Nathalie Lilavois

(she/her/hers)

Leader for Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc, and WDN Youth Justice Team

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Nicole Hicks

(she/her/hers)

Leader on Youth Justice and Engagement Team

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Nona Fontnel (she/her/hers)

Leader on Events Team and Justice Chair

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Pia Alexander

(she/her/hers)

Leader on Training and Justice Team

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Retha Fernandez

(she/her/hers)

Supporter

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Sarika Kumar

(she/her/hers/

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Leader

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Sol Marie 

Alfonso-Jones

(she/her/hers)

Supporter

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Stephanie Freese

(she/her/hers)

Supporter

Leader for LI Doula Association

WDN Training Team

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Stephanie Henriques

(she/her/hers)

Leader on Justice Team

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Tova Harris

(they/them/theirs)

Leader on Youth Justice Team, Trainings Team, and Engagement Team Chair

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Vanessa Miller

(she/her/hers)

Leader for Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc. and WDN Trainings Team