WDN Leadership Team
Connects people together so that we can break down the barriers to inclusion. Leaders value, respect, and celebrate their differences, as well as acknowledge our similar goals. Through workshops, discussions, presentations, and more our leaders educate Long Islanders about issues that impact marginalized groups.
Virtual Youth Justice Leadership Program
A 7-month long virtual program for youth in grades 9-12 who are interested in building leadership skills and making a positive change in the world. The program is designed to inspire and empower students to become leaders and active change makers in their communities and beyond. Youth participants develop civic agency through history, literacy, and service while focusing on diversity through a justice lens. Learn more.
The Maternal Justice Coalition
Diverse, complementary organizations, agencies, clinicians, and individuals, aiming to decrease implicit bias, health inequity, and racial disparity in the maternal care of Black women and Black birthing people.
The Wealth Equity Fellowship
A 20-week-long program for Black and Latina women and Black and Latinx gender expansive people, designed to bridge the wealth gap by exposing fellows to different types of careers, helping them develop their soft skills, and connecting them to mentors while they get to
their next career phase, with a focus on growing and
in-demand industries that are hiring and paying more equitable wages. Learn more.
Funding For Our Programs Has Been Made Possible By:
THE LONG ISLAND RACIAL EQUITY DONOR COLLABORATIVE
Klein - Kaufman Family Foundation
NYS Dept. of Health (regrant)
Engage NY (regrant)