Board of Directors
Milton J. Little, Jr. is President of United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley. He earned a B.A. degree from Morehouse College, an M.A. degree from Columbia University and also studied at New York University. His 25-year career spans the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Prior to United Way of Massachusetts Bay, Mr. Little served in executive leadership positions at the National Urban League in New York, Lucent Technologies and AT&T. He currently chairs CAPD’s Board.
Davido Malcom Dupree, Ph.D. trained in Cognition and Development at Emory University. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Community College of Philadelphia and a Research Consultant for projects designed to build our understanding of youth of color and promote their healthy psychological, social and cognitive development. His work includes basic research on the effects of exposure to violence and identity development among high achieving youth of color and evaluations of interventions addressing social issues such as community violence and disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice system. He was a Research Associate at the W.E.B. Du Bois Collective Research Institute at the University of Pennsylvania from 2002 through 2009. Before that, he was a Research Officer at CAPD from 1996 through 2001. He received his B.A. from Hampton University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Emory University, and has published extensively in his areas of expertise.
Maria Isabel Mojica is an independent consultant with deep expertise in community change and philanthropy. She was Vice-President, Program of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving from 2009 to 2013, and prior to that, Senior Program Officer at the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund from 1994 to 2006. She was Executive Director of the Bridgeport Futures Initiative from 1989 to 1994. She is a former member of the Connecticut state Board of Education and has served on the Board of the Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund, as a member of the Progresso Latino Fund and as a member of the United Way of Greater New Haven’s Community Impact Team and on the grant review team for the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. In all of these positions she led efforts to improve outcomes for children and families with attention to both the specific services and supports that would work for them, and the context in which their opportunities and challenges exist. Ms. Mojica received her Masters of Public Health and her B.A. from Yale University.
Rabbi Shira Stutman is the Director of Jewish Programming at Sixth and I, a multi-denominational and non-membership synagogue and Jewish community center in Washington, D.C. The writer Junot Díaz, who did a reading there, referred to Sixth & I as a “utopian model” for what is possible for a community center. Rabbi Stutman also has an extensive background in organizing and supporting progressive social action and next generation leadership. She serves as a scholar-in-residence for the National Women’s Philanthropy program at the Jewish Federations of North America and is a member of the Board of Directors of Jews United for Justice. She is also a member of the J Street Rabbinic Cabinet. Rabbi Stutman obtained her Rabbinical training at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and her B.A. from Columbia College at Columbia University.