Edith “Cookie” Heard is a community and political leader as well as an activist based in Williamsburg, VA.
Joseph W. Jenkins is a human resource and organizational consultant who has worked as a manager and administrator in both the public and private sectors. Currently, he is President of the Surry County African American Heritage Society, Virginia. His underlying objective … Continue reading
Ann L. Chinn is the Project founder and Executive Director. She has worked as an advocate for children and families in Washington, DC, a textile artist, a retailer, organizer of a collective artists’ market, and historian.
Ann C. Cobb serves as a communication specialist, editing and preparing Project materials such as press releases, grant proposals, correspondence and blog posts. Cobb is a former professor of English composition and literature in the Department of Humanities at Coppin State … Continue reading