Meet the HERO Team

Board of Directors 

Chiwishi Joy Abney

Larry Lee Abney

Kimberly Early


Founder & Executive Director 

Board President (Interim)

Co-Founder & Board Advisor

Governance & Policy Chair

Board Advisor

             Judge Lee C. Grimes

                       MBA, JD

Racquel M. Holman, MSTFP

      Shakur Trammel
                MBA (c)

Development & Finance Lead

Board Director

                       Legal Advisor                                   

              Financial Advisor

                    Board Director


 Executive Team 

Marina James

Natural  Health Consultant

Health & Wealth Advisor

Street  Outreach Committee

Monique Crenshaw


 Health & Wellness Advisor

Nurses Network Leader

Street  Outreach Committee

Stefanie Gregg-Bland

Couples Collab Lead

 STEAM Advisor

Collective  Leadership Team

Elisha H. Abney

       Black Youth 4 Justice, President 

     The Collective, Program Manager

                 Widener University 

          Delaware Law School '21


     Shanira Mitchell

M   Marina- Dawn Nicole AbneyM

 Young Entrepreneurs Club, President 

       The Collective, Creative Director 

                    Wilmington University

Communications& Outreach  Co-Lead

              West Chester University

     Sadiyah Sabir

            Bahijah Hasan

Communications & Outreach Co-Lead


           Street Outreach Coordinator

                 Black Youth 4 Justice    

                 Lincoln University '19


Joshua Mckie, BSW,MSW (c)

      Black Youth 4 Justice, VP

Florida Golf Coast University '20 '22

    Terrell Cobb

            IT & Marketing Coordinator

          Young Entrepreneurs Club


       Ryan Afreen 
Hea Micah Yarbray


  Tutoring & Financial Literacy Lead

                       Mentors First

      University of Pennsylvania '23 


Community Organizer, BY4J

   Alvernia University '23


& Mentoring

Opportunities (Adults 25+)

HERO is actively seeking alignment with implementors of innovative ideas  and passionate professionals prepared to serve their communities through our mission and vision.


Please inquire by submitting your resume and letter of interest to .

Submit your Volunteer/Mentor application on our home page Today.

We look forward to connecting with you.

Please give us 48 hours to respond.

Talk soon!  


Open Positions: Apply Here

 Board of Directors are selected by Nomination and Invitation Only 

 For all other inquiries; Please email your resume and brief Letter of Interest 

 to the email listed above for consideration. 

Board of Directors

  • Vice President  

  • Development Committee Chair

  • Nominations Committee Chair

  • Governance & Policy Co- Chair


Executive & Staff Positions

  • CFO/COO 

  • CTO / Chief Technology Officer 

  • Director of Human Resources

  • Director of Sales & Marketing

  • Street Outreach Volunteers & Security 

  • Workshop Facilitators:                                                     Money Management & Investing, Therapists,       Wellness Coach, Fitness Coach, HipHop Dance  Instructor , Chef,  Pastry Chef/ Baker