The Incline is celebrating their newest “Who’s Next” class – this time in the category of Community Leaders and Activists. These 20 young people are making a difference by “shaping Pittsburgh neighborhoods and driving the search for social justice here.”
The honorees in the Community Leaders and Activists class are involved in a wide range of important issues. This class includes “advocates for prison reform, those working to end sexual and domestic violence, public transit aficionados, neighborhood association leaders, leaders in the push for police accountability, advocates for immigrant rights, food justice, and racial equity in Pittsburgh’s ballet scene.”
We at PUMP are so excited to see two of our Board Members, Shenay Jeffrey and Nelson Cooper IV, recognized as part of this class.
Shenay Jeffrey is being honored for her role as the Assistant Director of the Office of PittServes at the University of Pittsburgh, her role as President of the Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Pittsburgh, and her leadership positions within PUMP and New Voices for Reproductive Justice.
Nelson Cooper IV is being honored for his role as an underwriter with the PNC Financial Services Group, his role as the vice president of the PNC African American Employee Business Resource Group, and his work on the PNC Women Connect Male Ambassador Program. He is also a member of the Fund for Advancement of Minorities through Education‘s Board of Trustees and active with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh.
We’re so grateful for Shenay and Nelson’s contributions to our work here at PUMP and for all they does in the community!
Learn about all of the incredible honorees here.
You can also join The Incline in celebrating the 2018 Who’s Next: Politics class at a happy hour on Feb. 27 from 6-7:30 PM at Union Project. Tickets are available to the public for $25.