Photo Credit: Monique Blodgett

Photo Credit: Monique Blodgett

Rahwa Neguse

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

With nearly 15 years of experience as a leader in both the public and nonprofit sector, Rahwa shines demonstrating experience in the areas of organization management, strategic planning, community engagement, youth development, and quantitative and qualitative research. As the Former Chair of the “School-to-Prison- Pipeline” Working Group of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission Equity Advisory Committee Rahwa utilizes her Master’s degree in Public Administration with a certification in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of Texas, San Antonio. Her Master’s degree in Global Health Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco and her role as wife and mother will continue to guide Healthy Black Families Inc’s expansion into Birth Equity and Fatherhood Engagement.

 
Photo Credit: Monique Blodgett

Photo Credit: Monique Blodgett

Ayanna Davis

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS
 

 

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Kameka Goodwin

S.T.E.P program coordinator

(Sisters Together empowering peers)
 

Kameka Goodwin is a born and raised Berkeley Girl to the heart.  As a community Health worker and a preschool teacher, Kameka strives everyday to empower her community to thrive and live a full life.  Having a entrepreneur as a mother has exposed Kameka to first hand community and self advocacy work.  Preparing children for the future is something Kameka is passionate about with her family as well as her wonderful community. 

 
Photo Credit: Monique Blodgett

Photo Credit: Monique Blodgett

Ajura Smith

t4c (thirsty for change) program coordinator

 
Photo Credit: Monique Blodgett

Photo Credit: Monique Blodgett

Deborah Hailu

TELLING OUR STORIES PROGRAM COORDINATOR

 
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Raheemah Nitoto

sugary and sweetened beverage PROGRAM COORDINATOR for east oakland

 
Photo Credit: Monique Blodgett

Photo Credit: Monique Blodgett

Akilah Shaheed

Office Manager

Akilah was born and raised in the East Bay Area of Northern California. Always looking to advocate for the rights of others, it is no surprise that she became a Doula after her experience of birthing injustice upon delivery of her son in 2009. Applying her love for unity she is proud to maintain organization and advocate for health as Healthy Black Families Inc. expands their work into Birth Equity.