NEW LEADERSHIP DELIVERING RESULTS FOR OUR COMMUNITY
Pastor Shannon Wright is a non-profit executive and former first Vice President of the Yonkers NAACP who has committed her life to improve public education and creating avenues to enhance the life of today’s youth in general. She has always been actively involved in community improvement. Shannon Wright is no stranger to the community as a pastor, radio personality and ultimately a Youth Guidance Commissioner of her hometown. She also served as the NJ NAACP youth and college advisor along with being a member of the state board of directors.
She believes in adherence to the Constitution. Shannon uses her voice in the media to encourage individual responsibility, uphold the value of human life, and diligently works to break of the cycle of poverty by encouraging choice in education and jobs training options. She is a Frederick Douglass Republican with a strong belief in the Frederick Douglass core principles.
The Wrights' moved Baltimore to be close to family after losing their home and Church as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The Wrights' set down roots and began again just to have their new ventures all but destroyed after the unrest of 2015.
Accomplishments and memberships:
Former member of NAACP State Board of Directors
Former Northeast Regional Vice-President for Jack and Jill of America
Member of the National Association of Female Executives
Member of Star Parker's Urban C.U.R.E clergy network
Member of the Lion-chasers clergy network
TV ONE recurring panelist on Roland Martin Show
CO-Host The nationally syndicated radio show Wright Way w/ Shannon & Mike in the AM.
Published author of "White Folks Guide to Understanding the Black Community"
CEO of IHN Community Development Corporation