Shelley Dyer has been permanently promoted to the position of Managing Director of Local Initiatives (formerly Community Economic Development). Shelley joined our organization in October 2021 as a Senior Program Offer for the Black Child Legacy Campaign (BCLC), bringing with her a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to community well-being, youth development and health equity. 

Under Dyer’s leadership, we are proud to announce significant developments within BCLC, which includes the launch of an 8th BCLC site and a pilot BCLC program in nearby Fresno, a strategic move to extend our model to new communities and make a difference where it's needed most. 

Dyer holds a B.A. in Anthropology and Sociology from Spelman College and an M.A. in Early Childhood Education from Georgia State University.