Tonya Gayle is Chief Development Officer at Green City Force where she oversees fundraising and external communications. She is a board member of The Corps Network which focuses on national service, and Environmental Advocates of NY which focuses on environmental justice. Tonya has spent her career in the human services sector working in nonprofit organizations largely focused on economic justice for young people of color. Prior to joining GCF, she worked at the New York City Housing Authority where she was project manager for a nine month analysis and assessment of the NYCHA resident services portfolio. She also managed grants and partnerships with funders and stakeholders to support the preservation of public housing through the Office of Public Private Partnerships. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University, native Brooklynite, and passionate about providing young people with viable paths to create and lead a just and equitable world.
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