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

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Executive Director and Chief Exec...

Phone: (202) ***-****  
Local Address:  Washington , District of Columbia , United States
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...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

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
Dr. Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich ...
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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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