MBCDC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement


Our culture and identity are an integral part of our contribution wherever we are. Therefore, our MBCDC team appreciates the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are. We are committed to making all people feel included and respected through engagement.

Creating an environment of equity is not just the right thing, it is a smart thing to do. We encourage our team members to grow their network and to seek value in diversity. We trust that the most innovative initiatives flourish when mixed experiences unite.


Full Policy


OUR Team


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Amina B. Pierson
Executive Director

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Julie Barrett
Workforce Development Program Manager

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      Keysha Toran 
      Program Coordinator

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          Paul Wm. Barrett, Sr.
          Consultant/ Career Navigator

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          Danielle Sims 
          Consultant/ Career Navigator

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              Brianna Ingram 
              Administrative Coordinator

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                  Gina Coleman
                  Information Management Officer



                      OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS


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                      Tosha Huddleston
                      President

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                          Angela Byers
                          Vice President

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                              Daniel Kinnamon
                              Treasurer

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                                  Julie Davis
                                  Secretary

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                                      Patrick Wooten 

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                                          Onyette Hamiter 

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                                              Benjamin Reed

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                                                  Gayle Spicer

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                                                  Brian Robinson

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                                                  Senator Jean Breaux

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                                                  Delma Williams

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                                                  Jennifer Mentink



                                                  OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS


                                                  Hillside Neighborhood Association

                                                  President: Willie Hawkins

                                                  Contact: 317-294-8695

                                                  Meets the 1st Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the JTV Hill Center.



                                                      One Voice Martindale-Brightwood

                                                      President: James Wilson

                                                      Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at 37 Place, 2605 East 25th Street.


                                                          Brightwood Concerned Citizens

                                                          President: Vernon Compton

                                                          Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Brightwood Library.


                                                          Oakhill Neighborhood Association

                                                          President: Frankie Casel-Baker

                                                          Contact: (317) 925-0954

                                                          Meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Douglass Park Family Center.


                                                          Ralston-Hovey Neighborhood Association

                                                          President: Tony Knight

                                                          Contact: charlestonyknight@yahoo.com

                                                          Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Great Commission Church, 3302 N. Arsenal Avenue.