Maya Wiley is the founder and Director of Tides Center project Center for Social Inclusion, an applied research and advocacy organization which supports community groups to dismantle structural racism. A civil rights attorney and social justice advocate, she has worked for the ACLU, the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, and the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. Maya Wiley also served as an advisor to the Open Society Institute and as a consultant to the Open Society Foundation. She has assisted several nonprofits on program and strategy development.
Organizing the Recovery
Organizing the Recovery: State-Based Activism on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was held at Capitol Skyline Hotel 10 “I” Street SW, Washington, DC May 10-12, 2010.
Participants included Maya Wiley - Center for Social Inclusion.
Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity Advisory Board/2012
- Ron Chisom, The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond
- Richard Healey, Grassroots Policy Project
- Kalpana Krishnamurthy, RACE Program, Western States Center
- Keith Lawrence, Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change
- Kien Lee, Community Science
- Martha McCoy, The Paul J. Aicher Foundation/Everyday Democracy
- Gihan Perera, New Florida Majority
- John A. Powell, Haas Diversity Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley
- Julie Quiroz-Martínez, Movement Strategy Center
- Rinku Sen, Applied Research Center/ColorLines Magazine
- Makani Themba-Nixon, The Praxis Project
- Arturo Vargas, National Association of Latino Elected Officials Education Fund
- Maya Wiley, Center for Social Inclusion
Ear to the Ground Project
- We would like to express our deep respect and appreciation for everyone who took the time to talk with us, and the organizations that generously hosted us during our travels. Interviews were confidential, but the following people have agreed to have their names listed for this publication:
Most of those listed were connected to Freedom Road Socialist Organization.
Maya Wiley was among those on the list.