Our Team

Full-time Team

WePower24

Charli Cooksey

Founder & CEO

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Christopher Dennis

Chief of Staff

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Yoni Blumberg

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Community Wealth Building

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Alicia Alexander

Vice President of Development

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Paula-Breonne Vickers

Director of Early Childhood Power Building

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Kevin Lashley

Director of Communications

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Allison Gibbs

Director of Operations, HR & Organizational Vitality

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Laura Sabatini

Senior Grants Manager

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Abdul-Kaba Abdulla

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Andrew (Roo) Yawitz

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April Fulstone

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Erica Henderson

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Mary McKay

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Rebeccah Bennett

PARTNERS

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Leadership for Educational Equity

Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being logo

Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being

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National Conference for Community and Justice of Metropolitan St. Louis

Urban Strategies logo

Urban Strategies

Catholic Campaign for Human Development logo

Catholic Campaign for Human Development

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East St. Louis Center

Missouri Foundation for Health logo

Missouri Foundation for Health

Black Futures Lab logo

Black Futures Lab

St. Louis Promise Zone logo

St. Louis Promise Zone

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Incarnate Word Foundation

MEMBERSHIP

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St. Louis Equity in
Entrepreneurship Collective

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MOVE

United Congregations of Metro East

Metropolitan Congregations United