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Dr. Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich Scruggs-Leftwich Ph. PHD

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Black Leadership Forum , Inc.

Direct Phone: (202) ***-****       

Black Leadership Forum , Inc.

633 Pennsylvania Ave. NW 5Th Floor

Washington Dc, District of Columbia 20004

United States

Company Description

BLF acts as a clearinghouse for national African American leaders. It brings together Black leaders to grapple with issues of the deepest significance to African Americans, particularly civil rights and major public policy issues. BLF develops a Black lea ... more

Background Information

Employment History

Board Member
National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Inc

Executive Director of the Black Leadership Forum
The Washington Times

Political Scientist and Urban Policy Analyst
NNPA Foundation

Affiliations

Co-Founder
The Center For Community & Economic Justice Inc

Vice-Chair, the Board of Trustees
Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation

Deputy Assistant Secretary
Department of Housing and Urban Development

Fulbright Fellow
Freie Universitates Berlin

Secretary
New York State Republican Convention

Education



Salisbury State University


political science
Free University

Bachelors Degree
Political Science
North Carolina Central University

Master of Arts
Public Administration
University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Master's Degree
Public Administration
School of Public Affairs of the University of Minnesota

Ph.D

Ph.D.

Ivy League University of Pennsylvania

Ph.D.
City Planning and Urban Policy
University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia

Ph.D.
City and Regional Planning and Urban Policy
University of Pennsylvania

master's degree

School

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Uncrowned Community Builders :: Biography for Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich

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Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich

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Dr. Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich is an author, public scholar, policy analyst, community activist, and spokesperson on behalf of creative black leadership and urban politics.
As executive director and chief operating officer of the Black Leadership Forum, Inc., a twenty-three year confederation of the top national civil rights and service organizations, she facilitates dialogue among African American leadership and designs opportunities for collaboration, across racial lines, on issues important to the community. She also is a professor of Urban Power Politics at several nationally recognized universities.
Dr. Scruggs-Leftwich received a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master's degree from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of the University of Minnesota, and a Bachelor's degree from North Carolina Central University. She also was a Fulbright Fellow to Germany.
Previously she was deputy Mayor of Philadelphia; New York State's Housing Commissioner; HUD's Deputy Assistant Secretary; Executive Director of President Carter's Urban and Regional Policy Group which issued the first formal National Urban Policy over two decades ago; and director of the Urban and National Policy Institutes for the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in Washington. Dr. Scruggs-Leftwich co-owned several non-depository banking corporations and has served as a consulting vice president in the municipal finance field.
She is regularly quoted in newspapers around the country and has been profiled in The New York Times, The Washington Post and other publications. She is a commentator on the News Hour with Jim Lehrer and appears frequently on many other public affairs broadcast shows.
Dr. Scruggs-Leftwich has written over one hundred publications. She writes a syndicated column for The National Newspaper Association and is working on her next book, Sound Bites of Protest: Race, Politics and Public Policy.
She has been a professor at several top universities throughout her career including Howard Universityand the University of Pennsylvania. She is listed in Who's Who Among Black Americans; Who's Who in America; Who's Who Among American Women; and her career and life are described in the Biography of African American Women.


What the Media Say About Us

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[An intriguing discussion with Eisenhower Foundation Board of Trustees member Yvonne Scruggs - Leftwich, Executive Director of the Black Leadership Forum, and Reverend Jesse Jackson about the findings of the Kerner Commission Update released by the Eisenhower Foundation.


Press Releases - Feminist Majority Foundation

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Smeal was joined by Patricia Ireland, President of the National Organization for Women; Dr. Yvonne Scruggs Leftwich, Executive Director, Black Leadership Forum; Dorothy Height, President Emeritus, National Council of Negro Women; Dr. Ramona H. Edelin, President, National Urban Coalition and interim Executive Director of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation; Lina Frescas Dobbs, Executive Director, Wider Opportunities for Women; Dr. Martha Burk, Center for the Advancement of Public Policy


Smeal was joined by Patricia Ireland, ...

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Smeal was joined by Patricia Ireland, President of the National Organization for Women; Dr. Yvonne Scruggs Leftwich, Executive Director, Black Leadership Forum; Dorothy Height, President Emeritus, National Council of Negro Women; Dr. Ramona H. Edelin, President, National Urban Coalition and interim Executive Director of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation; Lina Frescas Dobbs, Executive Director, Wider Opportunities for Women; Dr. Martha Burk, Center for the Advancement of Public Policy


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Dr. Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich is executive director and chief operating officer of the Black Leadership Forum, Inc.

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