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Dr. Myra M. Lewis

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Deep South Center for Enviromenta...

Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
United States

Company Description: Established in 1869, Dillard University is a liberal arts, four-year, co-educational, historically black institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church and...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D.
  • doctorate
    University of New Orleans
  • M.S. , counseling psychology
    University of Florida-Gainesville
  • M.Ed.
    Texas Southern University
  • B.S. , science education
    Xavier University
  • M.Ed.
    University of Liberia
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Web References
New Orleans Woman Wins $2 Million Grand Prize Package in HGTV Dream Home Giveaway 2010
resorts.ulitzer.com, 18 Dec 2011 [cached]
NEW ORLEANS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The anguish of losing a home to the ravages of Hurricane Katrina was replaced by the joy of winning a new home when Myra Lewis learned she was the winner of the 2010 HGTV Dream Home, an enchanting, contemporary Pueblo-style home, located near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Lewis, assistant director of Dillard University's Deep South Center for Environmental Justice in New Orleans, Louisiana, is an avid HGTV fan who entered the giveaway each morning during the seven-week entry period.
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"I'm blown away," said an emotional Lewis. "I'm blown away. This is just unbelievable!"
Lewis, whose name was drawn from more than 40 million entries, received the HGTV Dream Home 2010 grand-prize package with a retail value of $2 million. In addition to the new, custom-designed and fully furnished home, the grand prize package includes a 2010 GMC Terrain and $500,000.
New Orleans native Lewis, 63, is a former science teacher and Peace Corps volunteer. She and her son evacuated to Houston for six months following Katrina, but ultimately returned home to the community they loved so he could continue his art studies at Delgado Community College. They were particularly interested in the 2010 HGTV Dream Home because of the vibrant artists' community in the Santa Fe area.
Lewis's sister, Diedre Charlot, lives across the street and came rushing over as soon as she received a call from her weeping sister.
Dr. Myra Lewis is Assitant ...
www.laborradio.org [cached]
Dr. Myra Lewis is Assitant Director of Dillard University's Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, which is involved with communicating risk to the public in the Mississippi Chemical Corrider. Her organization has been doing worker training in the Gulf for the last 15 years. part of the training is hazardous waste training and she is concerned about reports that workers are going out into the field without respirators.
[Lewis]
Lewis said workers being trained by the oil company aren't getting what they need to protect their health.
Myra M. Lewis, Ph.D.
www.dscej.org, 11 Dec 2010 [cached]
Myra M. Lewis, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
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Dr. Lewis works closely with the grant partners in coordinating outreach activities, oversee the administrative aspects of basic skills training, work with consultants to assure compliance on all grant matters, supervise the activities of the program manager, job developer, community outreach coordinator, and assure the expenditures for the grant remain within the specified parameters. She has a Ph.D. in Counselor Education with an emphasis in Multi-cultural Counseling from the University of New Orleans.
Restoration2007
www.restoration2006.org, 1 Jan 2006 [cached]
Moderator Myra Lewis, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (Read bio)
Myra ...
www.restoration2006.org, 1 Jan 2006 [cached]
Myra Lewis
Myra Marion Lewis is Assistant Director at Xavier University's Deep South Center for Environmental Justice with responsibility for all education and training grants, including the Environmental Justice Education Teacher Training Project that was implemented through funding from the Environmental Protection Agency, and the worker training programs and brownfields worker training programs in New Orleans, Atlanta, Baton Rouge, and Shreveport, all of which are funded under a cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.Prior to joining the staff at DSCEJ, Dr. Lewis was a classroom teacher for many years, teaching regular and gifted students in science.In 1992, she was named high school Teacher of the Year for the New Orleans Public Schools.She earned a B.S. in science education from Xavier University in 1967, and an M.Ed. from Texas Southern University and the University of Liberia while serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer Teacher and Volunteer Leader in Liberia, West Africa from 1972 through 1975.She also earned an M.S. in counseling psychology from the University of Florida-Gainesville in 1996.She earned her doctorate in counselor education in 2001 from the University of New Orleans, specializing in multicultural issues.Dr. Lewis has done adjunct teaching at the college level in psychology.
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Moderator Myra Lewis, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (Read bio)
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