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Who We Are

About: Headliner

Meet The Board of Directors


Christopher Walter

Social Worker,

County Division of Children

and Family Services

Proficiency Teacher, CMSD


Rev. Dr. David A. Cobb, Jr.

SOS Advisor Board member

Senior Pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church

Eleanor Nolan, Co-Chairman

Retired Dean of Students, Baldwin Wallace College


Tim Lowe

Security Professional

 Gina Weisblat

Assistant Professor, Case
Western Reserve University, Founder and CEO Health Professions Affinity Community (HPAC) Consultant, Social Determinants of Health (SDoH).


Karen Douglas

SOS Support Staff 

Program Development – 2009 to Present

Entrepreneur & Community Health Worker

Program Support and Staff Development


Courtney Lockhart,

Graduate Assistant for Special Programs,
University of Akron, Co-founder, Executive Treasure, College of Wooster
Black Student Equity Fund

Micah N. Parker

Dean of Engagement and Student Support,
Cleveland Early College HS at John Hay Campus 2016-2023. Assistant girls
Basketball Coach,

About: About

Strengthening Our Students is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is “enriching the lives of children and families through innovative educational and life skill programs” within the urban community. Offering programs such as summer camp (ages 7-12), summer high school internship, after school  tutoring, and college scholarships.


Richard “Zoom” Scott


Occupation, Technician Fox 8


April Scott

Committee Chair, PR

Occupation, Social Media and Digital Format

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Tonda Lanton

Executive Producer, Cool, Smooth & Jazzy Unlimited

Coordination, Cleveland Clinic


Dyeatra Carter-Williams

Executive Director – 2008 to Present

Managing Partner, Carter Exterminating Company

Community Outreach, Emmanuel Baptist Church

About: Welcome


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