BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jean Patton
Co-chair

Jaye M. Smith
Co-chair

Craig MacKay
Interim Treasurer

Corvette L. Smith
Secretary

Jane D. Edwards, MSW, ACSW

Board President (Emeritus)

MEMBERS

Antoinette Gibbs

Wendy Hewlett

Eileen Kelly

Bert M. Petersen, Jr., M.D.

Flor Saltiel

Tomi Vest

HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS

Jane Dustan

David Furer

Gregory Fusco

Alvin C. Hudgins

Arthur E. Young, Esq.

Mark V. Monteverdi (Emeritus)

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What is HDWC mission?

As a not-for-profit child welfare agency, Harlem Dowling-West Side Center for Children & Family Services works to develop confidence, resilience, academic skills, and adult/family support to be the foundation for helping Harlem’s children become responsible, self-sufficient adults.

What was Harlem Dowling’s original name?

The Association for the Benefit of Colored Children in the State of New York (also known as Colored Orphan Asylum)

Who founded Harlem Dowling and in what year?

Two Quaker women, Anna Shotwell and Mary Murray in 1836

Co-Chair’s

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Jaye Smith and Jean Patton

Executive Director

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Executive Director, Karen Dixon