Friday May 22, 2009 2:12 PM
The Astrient Foundation is pleased to announce that Nakeisha Sylver has joined its Board of Directors. Ms. Sylver graduate with honors of Howard Law School and will serve as the Board’s Secretary.
Ms. Sylver founded and directed the Leadership Resource and Development Center. She also served as Of Counsel to the litigation group at the law firm of Driscoll & Seltzer. In 2008, Ms. Sylver served as senior attorney in with the Advancement Project's Power and Democracy Group, litigating key voting rights cases and serving as an advocate for the interests of low income and minority voters.
Ms. Sylver is currently the Washington Policy Advocacy Officer for racial justice and human rights, for the National Council of Churches, and the United Church of Christ.