5000 Yonge Street, Ste. 1901
Toronto, ON M2N 7E9

1 (833) 762 2226

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info@parentsofblackchildren.org

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The PoBC Team

Our Staff

Charline Grant

Charline Grant

Chief Advocacy Officer

Colleen Irowa

Colleen Irowa

Program Manager, United Parents Project

De’Ann Edwards

De’Ann Edwards

Outreach and Government Relations Analyst

Givens Owusu

Givens Owusu

Edge Tutoring Program Manager

Jesawna Harper

Jesawna Harper

Administrative Assistant

Kearie Daniel

Kearie Daniel

Executive Director

Malama Musumbulwa

Malama Musumbulwa

Director of Finance

Shannon Liverpool

Shannon Liverpool

Communications Specialist

Xavier Mclaughlin

Xavier Mclaughlin

Education System Navigator, Student and Family Advocate

What We Do

Our focus is intentional, to eliminate anti-black racism and de-colonize the education system. We support parents as they advocate for their children, and navigate the education system. We act as wrap around support by offering advocacy and system navigation support, knowledge building resources and educational tools for families and educators to best protect our Black children.

Our Chapters

Ashley Hillary

Ashley Hillary

Maryland Chapter

Dana Carter

Dana Carter

Philadelphia Chapter

Ratasha Harley

Ratasha Harley

Maryland Chapter

Our Board of Directors

David Bosveld

David Bosveld

Board Member

Kike Ojo-Thompson

Kike Ojo-Thompson

Board Member

Shernett Martin

Shernett Martin

Board Member

Founding Members

Co-Founders of Parents of Black Children
  • Kearie Daniel
  • Soyini Downes
  • Charline Grant
  • Charlene Anthony-Hines
  • Gregory Hines
  • Claudette Howell Rutherford
  • Malaika Leacock
  • Tracy Thomas Elleston
  • Amanda Logan
  • Josie Rose
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