NBJC National Board of Directors Announces New Members
Washington, D.C. – December 19, 2012 – The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), the nation’s leading Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, today announced new members of the organization's Board of Directors: Warren Christopher, Tiera Craig, and Julian High.
“NBJC has been a critical voice in advancing the lives of Black LGBT people and families, from the fight to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ to creating safe and inclusive spaces in the workplace and at Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” says the Honorable Darryl Moore, NBJC Board Chair. “We could not do this work without the dedication of our Board of Directors, staff, supporters and members across the country.”
Warren Christopher recently retired from the military after serving honorably and with distinction for more than 23+ years in the active component of the U.S. Army. Since retiring from the active U.S. Army, he has continued in public service as a Senior Strategic Planner/Policy Advisor of the Department of Homeland Security/FEMA and currently serves as the Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Business Center.
Tiera Craig is the Director of Public/Community Affairs at Lesbians Of Color Support (LOCS) Network, a Michigan non-profit mentorship program dedicated to helping young women reach their full potential.
Julian High is the Vice President of Business Development for Carrington & Carrington, Ltd. and manages the Washington D.C. office. He has expertise in the not-for-profit arena and federal and local governments. He joins Carrington & Carrington, Ltd. after working for President Obama’s 2008 campaign in Nevada. Additionally, he was the Director of Diversity and Human Resources for the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).
They will join NBJC board members Kylar Broadus, Founder of the Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC); Michelle Brown, author and activist; Alan-Michael Graves, President of the National Friendship Movement; Darryl Moore, Berkeley City Council member; and Donna Payne, Associate Director of Field Outreach of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).
The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. NBJC’s mission is to eradicate racism and homophobia.