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Ms. Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald

Southern Regional Director

Children's Defense Fund

Direct Phone: (601) ***-****       

Email: o***@***.org

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Children's Defense Fund

25 E Street Nw

Washington, District of Columbia 20001

United States

Company Description

CDF provides a strong, effective and independent voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves. We pay particular attention to the needs of poor children, children of color and those with disabilities. CDF educates t ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Regional Administrator

The Southern Rural Black Women's Initiative

Affiliations

Board Member
Mississippi Head Start Association

Member
Global Women's Action Network

Member
State Children's Welfare Coalition

Board Member
The Center for Education Innovation

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Member
The Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative

Board Member
Women's Foundation

Board Member
WFGM

Advisory Board Member
The John C. Stennis Institute of Government

Education

Bachelor of Arts

Sociology

Tougaloo College

Web References (189 Total References)


Our Mission

www.cdf-sro.org [cached]

Oleta Fitzgerald Southern Regional Director


Staff bios

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Oleta Garett Fitzgerald is Director of the Children's Defense Fund's Southern Regional Office (CDF-SRO), and also serves as the Regional Administrator for the Southern Rural Black Women's Initiative for Economic & Social Justice (SRBWI).

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Ms. Fitzgerald serves as a board member for the Mississippi Head Start Association, the Mississippi Children's Museum, the advisory committee for the Stennis Institute of Government at Mississippi State University, and is a member of the State Children's Welfare Coalition and the Global Women's Action Network for Children. She also received honorary membership to Pi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for Public Affairs & Administration from Mississippi State University in 1999. Ms. Fitzgerald holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Tougaloo College in Jackson, Mississippi. She is the proud mother of four children, Rashida, Yusef, Layla and Joi.


"Whatever charter schools legislation ...

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"Whatever charter schools legislation gets passed, it still will not cover all the children who need a quality education," said Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald, director of the CDF's Southern Regional Office in Jackson.


Leadership Bios

www.childrensdefense.org [cached]

MaryLee Allen | Gijs deLeede | Tai Dixon | Patti Hassler | Mark Publow | Melanie Hartzog | Alex Johnson | Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald | Patrick Bresette | Peggy Flanagan | Renuka Mayadev | The Rev. Janet Wolf

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Oleta Fitzgerald
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Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald Southern Regional Director Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald is Director of the Children's Defense Fund's Southern Regional Office (CDF-SRO), and also serves as the Regional Administrator for the Southern Rural Black Women's Initiative for Economic & Social Justice (SRBWI).
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In 1982 Ms. Fitzgerald became a project director for the Southern Regional Council working with rural electric power customers in 12 southern states to increase minority representation on rural electric cooperative boards. Moving back to her native Mississippi, she served as former Congressman Mike Espy's District Director from the beginning of his first term in 1987 until she joined the Clinton for President Campaign in 1992.
Before joining the Children's Defense Fund, Ms. Fitzgerald was appointed White House Liaison and Executive Assistant to then Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy by President Bill Clinton in January 1993.
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Ms. Fitzgerald serves as a board member for the Mississippi Head Start Association, the Mississippi Children's Museum, the advisory committee for the Stennis Institute of Government at Mississippi State University, and is a member of the State Children's Welfare Coalition and the Global Women's Action Network for Children. She also received honorary membership to Pi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for Public Affairs & Administration from Mississippi State University in 1999. Ms. Fitzgerald holds a B.A. in sociology from Tougaloo College in Jackson, Mississippi. She is the proud mother of four children, Rashida, Yusef, Layla and Joi.


Our Mission

www.childrensdefense.org [cached]

Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald Southern Regional Director

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