Virginia Changemakers
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  • Tags: Community Leadership and Philanthropy

Rev Lawrence Davies_cmyk sheetfed.tif
The first African American elected mayor of Fredericksburg, Reverend Lawrence A. Davies has devoted his life to serving his community.
Fredericksburg

Deanna Reed_cmyk sheetfed.tif
The first African-American woman to serve as mayor of Harrisonburg, Deanna Reed also mentors community youth through leadership programs she has established.
Harrisonburg

William Stone_cmyk sheetfed.tif
A revered civic leader and successful businessman, William T. Stone was the first African-American judge in Williamsburg.
Williamsburg

Sharifa_Alkhateeb.tif
As an activist, leader, scholar, writer, and educator, Sharifa Alkhateeb worked tirelessly to strengthen communities and bridge Islamic and American cultures.
Fairfax County

Ann Pamunkey 041393_01.tif
As chief of the Pamunkey Indians, Ann fought to preserve the rights of her people when they were threatened by English colonists.
King William County

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A native of Honduras, KarlaAlmendarez-Ramosis human services coordinator and manager of the Office of Multicultural Affairs for the City of Richmond.
Richmond

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A native of Ethiopia, Seyoum Berhe is currently the state refugee resettlement coordinator with Virginia's Office of Newcomer Services.
Richmond

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A native of Bhutan, Chandra Chhetriworks in service to other refugees as school liaison with Commonwealth Charities in Richmond.
Richmond

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A native of Mexico,Cecilia Hernandez-Pena she serves on the board of Dos Santos, which provides a range of community services.
Eastern Shore

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A native of Bosnia, Kika Husejnovic has worked as a refugee resettlement coordinator with Richmond office of Church World Services for the past 17 years.
Richmond
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